Lèse majesté in Thailand
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Whoever defames, insults or threatens the Thai Monarchy, will be imprisoned from 3 to 15 years.
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Royalists Step Up Efforts to Defend Thai Monarchy

Royalists Step Up Efforts to Defend Thai Monarchy | Lèse majesté in Thailand | Scoop.it
The government has intensified its crackdown on criticism of the Thai monarchy, prosecuting a record number of people charged with insulting the royal family.
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Website editor convicted of lèse-majesté but spared jail time

Website editor convicted of lèse-majesté but spared jail time | Lèse majesté in Thailand | Scoop.it
A Bangkok criminal court judge today sentenced Prachatai news website editor Chiranuch Premchaiporn to a year's probation and a suspended eight-month jail term under the Computer Crimes Act for allowing 20 days to go by before removing a comment critical...
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Thailand has warned Facebook users that they could face 3 to 15 years in jail if they press 'share' or 'like' on images or articles considered unflattering to the Thai monarchy

Thailand has warned Facebook users that they could face 3 to 15 years in jail if they press 'share' or 'like' on images or articles considered unflattering to the Thai monarchy | Lèse majesté in Thailand | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald | BANGKOK: Thailand has warned users of Facebook that they could face prosecution under harsh lese-majeste laws if they press ...
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Thai jailed for royal insult dies

Thai jailed for royal insult dies | Lèse majesté in Thailand | Scoop.it
A Thai man in his 60s who was jailed for 20 years for sending text messages deemed offensive to the royal family has died, his lawyer says.
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Lèse majesté in Thailand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lèse majesté, i.e. the crime of violating majesty, has been prohibited by the Law of Thailand since 1908

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A High-Tech War Against Slights to a Centuries-Old Monarchy

A High-Tech War Against Slights to a Centuries-Old Monarchy | Lèse majesté in Thailand | Scoop.it
A “war room” of technicians weeds out sites deemed offensive to King Bhumibol Adulyadej and his family.
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American gets 2.5 years for insulting Thai monarchy - CNN.com

American gets 2.5 years for insulting Thai monarchy - CNN.com | Lèse majesté in Thailand | Scoop.it
A Thai criminal court has sentenced a Thai-born American to 2 1/2 years in prison for insulting the monarchy.
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