23 Dec 2020
On 22 December, the Criminal Court found Patnaree Chankij, the mother of pro-democracy activist Sirawith Seritiwat, not guilty of charges under the lèse majesté law and the Computer Crime Act after she responded in a chat with her son’s friend with ‘cha’ (yes).
27 Jan 2017
A military court has sentenced a supporter of anti-junta activists and the anti-establishment red shirts to 11 years and four months in prison for royal defamation. On 27 January 2017, the Military Court of Bangkok handed a jail term to Burin Intin for offences under Article 112 of the Criminal Code — the lèse majesté law. The military court reached the verdict after he pleaded guilty to the two counts of lèse majesté with which he was indicted. Burin was also indicted under Article 14 of the 2007 Computer Crime Act for publishing illegal computer content.
25 Jan 2017
A supporter of anti-junta activists and the anti-establishment red shirts has pleaded guilty to accusations of lèse majesté in a military court. On 24 January 2017, Burin Intin, accused of offences under Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the lèse majesté, pleaded guilty to all charges during his trial in Bangkok Military Court. The court will read the sentence on 27 January.
22 Jul 2016
A prominent activist’s mother has been indicted for sending an alleged lèse-majesté message via Facebook private chat despite an earlier police decision not to file charges. On Friday, 22 July 2016, the military prosecutor decided to indict Patnaree Chankij, mother of the well-known anti-junta activist Sirawit Serithiwat, for breaching Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the lèse-majesté law, and the Computer Crimes Act, although the Commissioner-General of the Royal Thai Police previously decided not to press charges against her.
15 Jul 2016
Thai police have refused to press lèse majesté charges against the mother of an embattled anti-junta activist. Pol Lt Col Sanpetch Noothong, police investigator of the 3rd Division of the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD), submitted a petition to the relevant authorities to cancel the request to detain Patnaree Charnkij, the mother of well-known anti-junta activist Sirawit Serithiwat, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) reported.
27 Jun 2016
Burin Intin, a 28-year-old welder from northern Thailand, was arrested during an anti-coup “Stand Still” protest, held on 27 April 2016, at the Victory Monument in Bangkok. Unlike other group members who were arrested and subsequently released, Burin was promptly charged with two counts of lèse majesté. He was denied bail, has been detained until today and is now on his third custody order, without much public knowledge.
11 May 2016
The Military Court has detained two of the eight junta critics and another political dissident charged under the lѐse majesté law. The Military Court of Bangkok at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, granted custody permission to the police to detain Harit Mahaton and Natthika Worathaiwich, suspects of offences under Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the lѐse majesté law.
11 May 2016
The Military Court has detained two of the eight junta critics and another political dissident after they were charged under the lѐse majesté law. The Military Court of Bangkok at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, granted a police request to detain Harit Mahaton and Natthika Worathaiwich, suspects under Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the lѐse majesté law.
30 Apr 2016
The Military Court has detained a supporter of the eight abducted junta critics. He is accused by the junta’s legal team of lѐse majesté. The Military Court of Bangkok on Saturday morning, 30 April 2016, granted police permission to detain Burin Intin, who was arrested by the police on Wednesday evening for gathering with 15 other activists to show solidarity with the abducted junta critics.