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By Prachatai |
A 60-year-old man from Phuket has been sentenced today (26 June) to 9 years in prison, suspended for 2 years, on a royal defamation charge over several Facebook posts made in 2021.
By Prachatai |
A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison on a royal defamation charge for sharing a YouTube video clip along with a caption questioning the role of the monarchy.
By Prachatai |
The Criminal Court has postponed the witness examination hearings in the royal defamation trial of activist and MP designate Chonticha Jangrew, claiming that it has just discovered her lawyer’s schedule in its own case information system.
By Prachatai |
The Criminal Court has insisted on continuing witness examination in the royal defamation trial of activist Chonticha Jangrew, now MP designate for the Move Forward Party, despite her lawyer being unavailable to attend the hearing.
By Teeranai Charuvastra |
A major satellite and cable TV provider appears to have blocked the broadcasts about the Thai election of several overseas news agencies, according to reports on social media and eyewitness accounts. 
By Prachatai |
A teenager has been indicted for royal defamation after a prosecutor in the Office of the Attorney General ruled that burning a portrait of the King is the same as burning the King himself.
By Prachatai |
A 38-year-old man was arrested for royal defamation last Friday (19 May) for sharing a Facebook post and was later denied bail.
By Prachatai |
The amendment of Section 112 of the Criminal Code is not included in Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) created by the eight-party coalition led by the Move Forward Party (MFP), said MFP committee member Amarat Chokepamitkul yesterday during a live show on GMM25 Thailand channel.
By Prachatai |
Activist Thanalop Phalanchai, 15, was released on Thursday (18 May) after spending 51 days in pre-trial detention on a royal defamation charge at the Ban Pranee Juvenile Vocational Training Centre for Girls.
By Prachatai |
A 16-year-old girl from Phitsanulok has been charged with royal defamation after she was accused of insulting the monarchy on Facebook in November 2020, when she was 14 years old.
By Prachatai |
After the Central Juvenile and Family Court issued a statement claiming that it was appropriate to detain 15-year-old activist Thanalop Phalanchai, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) released a statement countering the court’s claim, saying that her arrest was against both Thai law and international human rights law.
By Prachatai |
Students and alumni of Triam Udom Suksa Pattanakarn School stood in front of the school for 1 hour and 12 minutes on Tuesday (16 May) to protest the detention of 15-year-old Thanalop Phalanchai, an activist and fellow student at the school.