A Thai netizen has started an online campaign to call on the Thai authorities to drop royal defamation charge against a well known intellectual accused of defaming the ancient Siamese… Continue reading "Let Support Thai Netizen To Dismisse Lèse Majesté Charge To Sulak Sivaraksa"
Pai Dao Din, activist in Thailand, has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison after confessing to posting a BBC article on his Facebook account that has been deemed insulting… Continue reading "Thai Activist Pai Dao Din Sentenced 2.5 Years in Prison"
On 3 August 2017, the provincial court of Khon Kaen held the first plaintiff witness hearing for a lèse majesté case of Jatuphat ‘Pai Dao Din’ Boonpattararaksa, a well-known anti-junta… Continue reading "An Anti-Junta Activist Pai Dao Din Is On Trial For Royal Defamation"
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Concerns About Use of Lèse Majesté Law in Thailand
We are very concerned by the rise in the number of lèse majesté prosecutions in Thailand since 2014 and the severity of the sentencing, including a 35-year jail term handed… Continue reading "United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Concerns About Use of Lèse Majesté Law in Thailand"