Article 112

11 Oct 2023
Ultra-royalist groups who have been filing royal defamation complaints against pro-democracy activists and netizens, are often seen as laughing stocks, but they have made some wave with their campaigns
7 Jul 2023
A 40-year-old man has been charged under the royal defamation law and Computer-Related Crime Act over his comment on a Facebook post inviting people to greet King Vajiralongkorn during a royal motorcade.
14 Jun 2023
A 30-year-old man has been indicted under the royal defamation law over his criticism of Siam Bioscience’s COVID-19 vaccine production in 2021, allegedly causing damage the highly respected monarchy.
14 Jun 2023
A graduate student from Chiang Mai University has been sentenced to three years under the royal defamation law for posting a TikTok video clip lip-syncing to the song ‘King in Fairy Tales’ which allegedly led to a misunderstanding.
14 Jun 2023
A 28-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison for shares and posts on Facebook (FB) criticizing the monarchy. The sentence was halved to three years due to his guilty plea, and he was later granted bail to allow an appeal.
13 Jun 2023
A pro-monarchy group gathered in front of the parliament to submit a letter urging Senators not to support MPs from parties that have a policy of abolishing Section 112, which they perceive as equivalent to abolishing the monarchy.
8 Jun 2023
A group of organizations claiming to protect the monarchy has filed a complaint against Pita Limjaroenrat under the royal defamation law and the Computer-Related Crime Act, alleging that his interview with BBC has affected the country’s highest institution.
26 May 2023
The Criminal Court initiated prosecutions against Thai influencers Mom Dew and Nurat under the royal defamation law (Section 112) over a notorious Lazada advertisement launched in May 2022.
24 May 2023
A 26-year-old man was found guilty of royal defamation over comments on a Facebook post by Somsak Jeamteerasakul regarding rumours about the health of King Rama X.
24 May 2023
The Court of Appeal reversed the verdict in a case involving an expression of opinion about the death of King Rama VIII, saying that the offence was a violation of the royal defamation law even if it involved a king who has passed away.
9 Feb 2023
Tantawan ‘Tawan’ Tuatulanon, and Orawan ‘Bam’ Phuphong have announced that they will continue their no food or drink protest outside Thammasat University Hospital if political detainees are not released within 3 days.
6 Feb 2023
An open letter to the judges from Kritsadang Nutcharus, a lawyer of Tantawan Tuatulanon and Orawan Phuphong in regard to their continuous dry fasting to demand bail rights and justice reform.


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