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By Prachatai |
Thai people in Vancouver, Canada, staged a protest last Sunday (30 April) in front of the polling station at the Thai Consulate to demand the repeal of the royal defamation law.
By Prachatai |
An intellectually disabled 19-year-old protester has received a summons from the police in Phatthalung to answer a royal defamation charge.
By Prachatai |
The Court of Appeal has dismissed charges of royal defamation for putting a sticker on a portrait of King Vajiralongkorn in front of the Supreme Court during a protest on 19 September 2020.
By Prachatai |
Activist Nawat Liangwattana has been sentenced to 1 years and 7 months in prison on a royal defamation charge for a speech given at a protest on 13 February 2021.
By Human Rights Watch |
Thai authorities should immediately drop charges and release a 15-year-old student activist detained for allegedly defaming the monarchy, Human Rights Watch said today (28 April).
By Prachatai |
Songpol “Yajai” Sonthirak, an activist from the Thalufah group, has been summoned by the police in Khon Kaen on a royal defamation complaint filed against him by a royalist group leader now running as MP candidate for the Thai Pakdee Party.
By Prachatai |
The ultra-royalist group People’s Centre to Protect the Monarchy has filed a royal defamation complaint against French TikToker Yan Marchal over his latest online video.
By Prachatai |
For the first week 15-year-old Thanalop spent in pre-trial detention at a Juvenile Centre, her lawyer said Centre officials refused to allow her visitors and did not inform the lawyer that Thanalop had contracted Covid-19 until several days after she tested positive.
By Prachatai |
Activist Sopon Surariddhidhamrong has been indicted on a royal defamation charge for a speech given during a Labour Day protest on 1 May 2022 about access to Covid-19 vaccines, after the public prosecutor ruled that he insulted Princess Sirivannavari, who the public prosecutor sees as the heir to the throne.
By Prachatai |
25-year-old activist Bang-oen was arrested again yesterday (6 April) on a royal defamation charge filed against him in December 2022, while two other activists were also arrested for spray-painting protest messages onto the Democracy Monument and the Giant Swing.
By Prachatai |
A group of activists staged a protest in Bangkok’s Siam shopping district to demand the release of 15-year-old Thanalop, who has been held in pre-trial detention on a royal defamation charge for the past week.