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Thai military court jails web radio host for insulting monarchy

By Wed, Nov 19, 2014 10:35AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai military court has sentenced a Thai web radio host to five years in prison because it found the contents of his show insulted the country's monarch....

Author of Thai monarchy book ‘delighted’ with ban

By Fri, Nov 14, 2014 1:09PM UTC Comments Off Andrew MacGregor Marshall. Pic via 'Zen Journalist' Facebook page.

Formers Reuters correspondent, Andrew MacGregor Marshall, now a freelance journalist and analyst on Thai culture and politics, has expressed his "delight" that his book, ‘A Kingdom in Crisis’, has been banned by the Thai police. ...

Thai police ban book criticizing monarchy

By Thu, Nov 13, 2014 2:10PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have banned imports of a book they view as insulting the country’s monarchy, as a crackdown against anti-royalist campaigns intensifies after a coup earlier this year. National police chief Gen. Somyot Poompanmoung says the book, “A Kingdom in Crisis,” has contents that might affect national security and order. The book...

Thai student sentenced to 5 years for insulting monarchy on Facebook

By Tue, Nov 04, 2014 12:28PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

A Thai student was sentenced to 5 years in jail Tuesday for posting comments on Facebook deemed insulting to the Southeast Asian nation’s revered monarchy....

Thai students indicted in anti-monarchy case

By Tue, Oct 28, 2014 6:05PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — A lawyer says prosecutors have charged two Thai university students with defaming the country's monarchy in a stage performance. Lawyer Pawinee Chumsri says the students were charged with lese majeste, which mandates a prison term of up to 15 years for anyone insulting Thailand's monarchy....

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