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By Prachatai |
Former protest leader Shinawat Chankrajang has been sentenced to prison for royal defamation following a protest demanding the right to bail for political detainees. The court later suspended the sentence for two years and imposed a probation order.
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A 32-year-old online clothing vendor has been sentenced to 6 years in prison for royal defamation stemming from a 2021 share of three Facebook posts about the government’s Covid-19 vaccine policy, police corruption and calls for monarchy reform. He has been denied bail and is now detained at the Bangkok Remand Prison.
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A 51-year-old man has recently been found detained in Bangkok Remand Prison since 2020 after being found guilty of royal defamation.
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A 57-year-old woman from Phetchabun Province has been sentenced to one year and six months in prison after allegedly sharing a Facebook post calling for the monarchy to be under the constitution.
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Convicted human rights lawyer Anon Nampa has decided to withdraw his bail applications in 20 cases despite facing 80 years of imprisonment. “This is not a guilty plea,” he asserted.
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A 37-year-old activist arrested last Monday (6 November) on a royal defamation charge filed against him over a number of Facebook posts has been denied bail and is now detained in a prison in Phatthalung.
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A 26-year-old has been detained in prison since their arrest on 20 October on a royal defamation charge over messages on X (the platform formerly known as Twitter). The court has not yet granted bail.
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The Thanyaburi Provincial Court yesterday (8 November) dismissed a royal defamation charge filed against student activist Nutchanon Pairoj for a book of speeches given by protest leaders in 2020.
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A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to one year and six months in prison for Facebook posts criticising the monarchy.  However, he was subsequently placed on parole for a two year period.
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A 19-year-old activist has been sentenced to prison for royal defamation over a speech criticising the monarchy during a protest on 6 December 2020, and been granted parole for two years.
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A 27-year-old business owner has been found guilty of royal defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act for sharing two Facebook posts and given a suspended prison sentence of 3 years.
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Activist Mongkhon Thirakot has been found guilty of royal defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act and sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in prison for two Facebook posts made in July 2022.