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<p>Prachatai’s case against the authorities for blocking its website during the red-shirt protests in 2010 has finally been accepted by the Civil Court, after the Court’s initial decision to dismiss the case was overturned by the Appeals Court.</p> <p></p>
<p>Chiranuch Premchaiporn, Director of Prachatai, has appealed against the court verdict which found her guilty under the cyber crime law.</p>
By Asian Human Rights Commission |
<p>On 30 April 2012, the Criminal Court in Bangkok was scheduled to read its verdict in Black Case No. 1667/2553 on ten alleged violations of the 2007 Computer Crimes Act. The defendant is Chiranuch Premchaiporn, the 44-year-old webmaster of Prachatai, an independent online news site. Suddenly, instead of reading the decision, 20 minutes before the proceedings were to begin court staff notified Chiranuch and her lawyers that the decision would be delayed for an additional month.</p>
<p>On 30 April, the Criminal Court in Bangkok postponed its verdict in the case of Prachatai Director Chiranuch Premchaiporn to 30 May, citing that the case had a lot of documents. &nbsp;</p>
By Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation |
<p>While director Chiranuch Premchaiporn is fearful at the thought of spending the rest of her life in jail, she is determined not to let it grind her down</p>
<p>Suraphot Thaweesak, a university lecturer and Prachatai columnist, has received a summons to report to the police in Roi Et province in the Northeast as a result of a local yellow shirt&rsquo;s complaint against him for his comments on the Prachatai website.</p>
By Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation |
<p>Making Internet intermediaries liable for lese-majeste postings is like making restaurant owners liable for what diners say at the dining table, Internet expert Danny O'Brien said yesterday in written testimony to the Thai court trying webmaster Chiranuch Premchaiporn.</p>
By Freedom Against Censorship Thailand |
<p class="rteleft"><em>Judge swamped, justice delayed</em></p> <p>TRIAL OF CHIRANUCH PREMCHAIPORN DELAYED UNTIL FEBRUARY 14, 15, 16, 2012. </p> <p>The third and final act in the trial of the webmaster of independent news portal Prachatai, Chiranuch Premchaiporn, was scheduled for four days this week with expert witnesses for the defence.</p>
By Reporters Without Borders |
<p>A prosecution witness at Chiranuch Premchaiporn&rsquo;s trial on l&egrave;se-majest&eacute; charges revealed at the latest hearing on 9 September that it was a member of the royal family who alerted the police to the presence of messages criticising the monarchy on her website, Prachatai.</p>
By Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation |
<p>Prosecution witness Pol Lieutenant Boonlert Kalayanamitr told the court yesterday that director Chiranuch Premchaiporn had indeed committed a crime by not removing alleged lese majeste remarks posted by others on the site's bulletin board.</p>
By Freedom against Censorship Thailand |
<p>The final prosecution witness, senior police l&egrave;se majest&eacute; investigator, Lt.-General Boonlert Kullayanimit of the Royal Thai Police Crime Suppression Division, proceeded to elaborate the police chain of evidence against Chiranuch Premchaiporn, webmaster of independent online news source, Prachatai. The last witness made some remarkable disclosures in his testimony.</p>
By Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation |
<p>The not-for-profit online newspaper has come under ferocious accusations of late, to wit that the left-leaning newspaper is actually a fake and an agent of the &quot;neo-imperialist&quot; United States, to use the word of its accuser, who comes by the name of Tony Cartalucci.</p>