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<p>The Office of the Attorney General has received from the police the case of a recent graduate from Kasetsart University who was accused of l&egrave;se majest&eacute;, and set up a committee to consider it. </p>
By Suluck Lamubol, University World News |
<p>Norawase Yotpiyasathien, 23, a business administration student who graduated this summer from Kasetsart University, was arrested last week for his online blog posts. He is the youngest and the latest victim of Thailand's l&egrave;se majest&eacute; law, and his arrest has caused deep dismay among many students.</p>
By Lisa Gardner |
<p>Late last month, Joe Gordon, a Thai-American citizen, was again denied bail on charges relating to lese-majeste and the Computer Crimes Act (CCA). The decision marks the seventh and final appeal for bail during the period of his pre-trial incarceration. </p>
<p>On 8 Aug, the Criminal Court granted bail to Norawase Yospiyasathien who had been arrested and detained by police three days earlier for l&egrave;se majest&eacute;.</p>