Fri, August 12, 2022
Published: Jun 17, 2022
Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, Progressive Movement's secretary-general, will meet police investigators on June 20 about a lese majeste accusation levelled against him.
Published: Nov 16, 2021
The Criminal Court on Monday denied bail for pro-democracy leader Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul on a lese majeste case involving her wearing crop top outfit.
Published: May 11, 2021
One of two Chiang Mai students charged with violating the lese majeste law cut the number 112 on his chest with a razor on Tuesday.
Published: Jan 15, 2021
The lese majeste law threatens the future of Thailand and should be scrapped, the Progressive Movement said on Thursday.
Published: Dec 22, 2020
The Criminal Court has dismissed a lese majeste charge against Patnaree Charnkij, the mother of political activist Sirawith “Ja New” Seritiwat.
Published: Dec 16, 2020
The draconian lèse majesté law is back in the spotlight after at least 41 people were slapped with royal defamation charges in relation to anti-establishment protests over the past few weeks.
Published: Dec 03, 2020
A young schoolgirl reportedly broke down in tears after meeting her hero, protest leader Panusaya “Rung” Sitthijirawattanakul, and expressing concerns for her safety.
Published: Nov 26, 2020
Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday defended the use of the draconian lese majeste law (Section 112) against pro-democracy protesters, after criticism of the move by veteran social critic Sulak Sivaraksa.
Published: Nov 24, 2020
In a meeting led by assistant police chief Pol Lt-General Jaruwat Waisaya on Tuesday morning, national police discussed the option of applying the draconian lese majeste law on anti-establishment protesters.
Published: Nov 22, 2020
Pro-democracy supporters are divided in their views after a monk targeted for violating the lese majeste law sought a donation to build a temple for political exiles in Europe.
Pro-democracy activist Sombat Boonngamanong has criticised famous songwriter Nitipong Honark for demanding the use of the lese majeste law against protesters.
Published: Nov 13, 2018
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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