• Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:20
    Supreme Court jails ‘yellow-shirt’ leaders including Chamlong
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld jail terms for six leaders of so-called yellow-shirt protests held against then prime minister Samak Sundaravej in 2008.
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  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 16:30
    New electronic devices to keep close watch on parolees
    The Justice Ministry on Monday unveiled new electronic monitoring (EM) wrist-wrapping devices and an EM control centre that can operate around the clock and cover all sites in the world to keep an eye on offenders on parole or on suspended jail terms.
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:28
    Amnesty slams Myanmar court ruling against Reuters journalists
    Amnesty International on Monday described as “appalling” a Myanmar court’s verdict which saw two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail for breaching the Official Secrets Act during an investigation into a massacre of Rohingya men.
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  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:17
    New driving laws almost ready to take to Cabinet, says source
    A revamping of fines and jail terms for Thai motorists driving without a licence will soon be submitted to the Cabinet and then on to the National Legislative Assembly for approval, a source at the Department of Land Transport clarified on Wednesday.
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 02:00
    Ex-Buddhism office execs face 200-year jail terms if convicted for embezzlement
    FORMER top executives of the National Buddhism Office (NBO) risk lengthy jail terms of up to 200 years if they are found guilty of embezzling state funds for temples, National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) president Pol General Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit said yesterday.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00
    Top court upholds sentences over Ramkhamhaeng University blast
    THE SUPREME Court upheld the guilty verdict and lengthy jail terms against four defendants for staging a bloody bomb attack in front of Ramkhamhaeng University in Bangkok in 2013.
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00
    Yellow shirts jailed as top court upholds verdicts
    THE SUPREME Court yesterday sentenced 84 yellow-shirt protesters who stormed the state-run NBT television station in 2008 to jail terms ranging from three to eight months, upholding a verdict by the Appeals Court.
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:53
    Yellow shirts jailed for storming NBT TV station
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced 84 yellow-shirt protesters who stormed the state-run NBT television station in 2008 to jail terms ranging from three to eight months, upholding a verdict by the Appeals Court.
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  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:26
    Hong Kong democracy activists walk free in appeal victory
    Hong Kong - Hong Kong's leading democracy activists won an appeal against their jail terms at the city's highest court Tuesday in a case seen as a test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from Beijing.
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  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:11
    Six people sentenced for criticising Chon Buri governor over long funeral lineups
    A Court in Chon Buri province on Friday sentenced two women and four men to suspended jail terms and fines in the verdict in a libel case launched by the Chon Buri governor over his hosting a funeral-flower-laying ceremony for the late King.
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  • Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:00
    Ex-election commissioners released from prison early
    TWO FORMER election commissioners are among 283 convicts who have received early release from jail terms following a resolution of the penalty suspension committee under the Justice Ministry.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 20:24
    Jail terms for three land officials in Phuket corruption case
    The Criminal Court on Monday handed down prison sentences to all three surviving offenders in the Phuket land-corruption case, while the Land Department was ordered to revoke the land deed at issue in the case.
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00
    A small battle won in the war on graft
    The kind of jail terms handed Yingluck and Boonsong need to become the rule rather than the exception
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00
    Bearing the burden of undefined privileges
    The sentencing of two editors to one year jail terms in the southern Indian state of Karnataka for alleged breach of legislative privilege draws into focus the role of the press in reporting activities of lawmakers.
  • Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:50
    UN rights body voices concern about jump in lese majeste prosecutions and long jail terms for offenders
    THE United Nations human rights body expressed concern on Tuesday over the rise in the number of lèse majesté prosecutions in Thailand since 2014 and noted the severity of sentencing, including a 35-year jail term handed down last Friday against one individual.
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