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<div>The Thai junta leader has ordered the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) to deploy harsher measures on lèse majesté websites.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>According <a href="“ประยุทธ์”กระทุ้งไอซีทีจัดการเว็บหมิ่นสถาบัน">Daily News</a>,&nbsp;<span>Prayut Chan-o-cha, head of the Thai junta, urged the MICT during a high level meeting at the Government House on Monday morning to closely monitor lèse majesté websites and other websites that might affect public morale.</span></div> <div>&nbsp; </div>
<div> <div><em>Update: Phayao and Nattapat Akkakad were released without charge. </em></div></div>
By Thaweeporn Kummetha |
<div><span>Since the coup d’état on 22 May, while the human rights situation has deteriorated and Thai people have tried to voice their disapproval of the coup d’état in the face of suppression by the junta, the international community has played a role as a voice denouncing the military government and urging the junta to respect human rights.&nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Britain is one of the countries with a clear stance toward the coup. </div>
By Harrison George |
<p>Prime Minister and junta chief Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha returned from an official visit to Vietnam in his normal relaxed mood and engaged in his regular jovial banter with the media. &nbsp;They had been hearing from ministers and such that the elections won’t be happening next year as expected and wanted to hear the truth from the head honcho himself.</p> <p>‘What do you want from me?’ the General expostulated. &nbsp;‘I have just returned from meetings, exhausted and sleepless. Why don’t you ask whether I am tired instead of going on about the election and constitution?’</p>