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<p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-676da526-07e3-52a3-d645-1bef4595a542">The criminal court on Wednesday sentenced the parents of the former royal consort for making false claims about the Crown Prince, among other charges, to five years in jail, but since the defendants pleaded guilty the jail term was halved,&nbsp;</span><a href="">ASTV-Manager Online</a>&nbsp;reported.&nbsp;</p>
<div><a href="">Khaodsod English</a>: Thailand's top media regulatory board has launched an investigation into a state-owned TV station after one of its anchors misidentified a member of the Royal Thai Family in a news program.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Lt.Gen. </div>
<div>A woman filed a lèse majesté complaint against the parents of the former royal consort to the Crown Prince, claiming that the couple framed her and made her go to jail.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Sawita Maneechan, 31, a native of western Ratchaburi Province, filed a complaint against Abhiruj Suwadee, 72, and Wantanee Suwadee, 66, the parents of Srirasmi Suwadee, former royal consort of Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn. </div>
<p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-69d523d7-5b3b-591d-5e66-29480eb69a5b">Jom Petpradab, a self-exiled journalist, who was accused of spreading the rumour about the Thai King’s health which caused the Thai stock market to plunge, revealed that the rumour may have come from his report citing an anonymous source in the palace.</span></p>
By Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation |
<p>Ekachai Hongkangwan's lese majeste trial has been deferred to mid-November after judges advised the defendant to change his plea by saying that he had no intention to defame the monarchy but that he merely wanted to share information.</p>
By Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation |
<p>The lese majeste trial of Ekachai Hongkangwan, a man arrested for peddling pirated copies of a news documentary produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) about the future of the Thai monarchy and the lese majeste law began yesterday.</p>