• Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    Prayut’s forces double down on Future Forward 
    Campaign against pro-democracy faction goes into overdrive with lese majeste law once again being used as political weapon
  • Thu, 30 May 2019 08:51
    FREEDOM behind BARS
    Incarcerated on charges of lese majeste, young activist and artist Prontip “Kolf” Mankong became part of the community and is now a vocal champion of prison reform
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  • Wed, 15 May 2019 17:11
    Red-shirt leader convicted of lese majeste freed under Royal pardon
    A coronation pardon was granted to 168 Central Nakhon Ratchasima Prison inmates on Wednesday, including a red-shirt leader who was jailed for lese majeste last year.
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 15:44
    Pai Dao Din released early on royal pardon
    Lese majeste prisoner and anti-coup activist Jatupat “Pai Dao Din” Boonpatararaksa was released from prison on Friday after serving nearly two- and-a-half years.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Lese majeste law only damages what it claims to protect
    I have been following the case of Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who was sentenced to death in Pakistan eight years ago after being convicted of “blasphemy” but has just had her conviction overturned.
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  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Mental asylum best  place for ‘cracked’ anti-monarchists, says new Army chief 
    THAILAND may soon see anti-royalists being thrown into mental asylums instead of being put behind bars thanks to the new Army chief’s belief that most people criticising the monarchy are either “cracked or bizarre”. 
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  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Junta reins in lese majeste
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 19:00
    Third time lucky for Waen’s bail application
    A key witness in the 2010 killings of protesters at Pathum Wanaram Temple was yesterday released from prison after nearly four years of detention over alleged terrorism and lese majeste charges.
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  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    Court acquits singer Tom Dundee
    POLITICAL activist and country singer Thanat Thanawatcharanon was yesterday acquitted of another lese majeste charge, after the court ruled there was no clear evidence he had insulted the monarchy even though he had confessed to the crime.
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:33
    Court acquits singer Tom Dundee on latest lese majeste charge
    The Ratchaburi Court on Friday acquitted singer Tom Dundee of a lese majeste charge, ruling that the indictment lacked clear evidence that the defendant had insulted the monarchy even though Tom had confessed to the crime.
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  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:44
    Red shirt faces lese majeste verdict
    The Ratchaburi Provincial Court is scheduled to issue its verdict in a lese majeste case against singer Tom Dundee on Friday (June 29).
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  • Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
    Monks have friends in high places
    Accused of serious crimes including lese majeste, the former Phra Buddha Isara nevertheless gets an apology
  • Sun, 27 May 2018 01:00
    Handle monk cases with caution, says Prayut
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha has asked law enforcement officials to be more careful in handling the arrest of controversial persons, while issuing an apology for Suvit Thongprasert or the former Phra Buddha Isara who was disrobed and arrested on charges of illegal association and lese majeste last Thursday.
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
    Thailand can do without lese majeste statute
    Somyot Pruksakasemsuk’s release after years in prison affords a chance to reflect on deeply unfair abuses of the law 
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
    As prison term ends, lese majeste convict Somyot pledges to go back to fighting for democracy
    DISCHARGED from prison after serving time for lese majeste, labour rights activist and former editor of a pro-red shirt magazine Somyot Prueksakasemsuk vowed to continue his struggle for democracy and to install an elected civilian government.
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