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By Prachatai |
<p>In response to Maj Gen Rienthong Nanna&rsquo;s announcement that he plans to spend his retirement in Australia, newspapers in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth have published an article underlining his witch-hunting past in the name of monarchy protection. Meanwhile Rienthong plans to counter with a lawsuit.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Jomtien Hospital and Bangkok Hospital Rayong have announced the dismissal of Dr Saravin Thongrong for &ldquo;inappropriate behaviour against the rules of the company&rdquo; after his comments on the late King Bhumibol surfaced on the internet. Right-wing activists have called for his license to be revoked and for him to be prosecuted under the lèse-majesté law. &nbsp;</p>
<div>A hyper-royalist doctor has urged Thai people in Paris to hunt for a lèse-majesté refugee and those who shelter her.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 16 October, Rienthong Nanna, chairman of the ultra-royalist vigilante group Rubbish Collection Organisation (RCO), <a href=";id=437000306508309">posted</a> on his Facebook account the address of Wanna, a Thai living in Paris. </div>
<p>The leader of an ultra-royalist group has urged the Courts of Justice not to let people with an ‘insulting attitude’ towards the Thai monarchy become judges.</p> <p>Maj Gen Rienthong Nanna, leader of the so-called Rubbish Collection Organisation (RCO), an ultra-royalist group, on Thursday, 1 September 2016, submitted a letter to the Office of the Judiciary, the secretariat of the Courts of Justice, to prevent a certain man from becoming an assistant judge, <u>the&nbsp;</u><a href="">Manager Online reported</a>.</p>
<p>An ultra-royalist doctor says that patients can rest assured that most medical staff in his hospital are pro-junta royalists.</p>