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By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
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.
By International Federation for Human Right (FIDH) |
Four human rights organizations call for amendments to the royal defamation, or lèse-majesté, law to bring it into line with Thailand’s human rights obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and for the government to reverse the previous administration's repressive policies and actions, after it was reported that the number of verdicts in royal defamation cases has reached 100 in less than two years.
By Prachatai |
A 25-year-old man has been found guilty of royal defamation and given a suspended prison sentence over a Facebook comment made in July 2021.
By Prachatai |
The Appeal Court ruled yesterday (20 October) to uphold the Narathiwat Provincial Court’s ruling to sentence a 28-year-old woman to 6 years in prison for royal defamation.
By Prachatai |
Activist Saharat Sukkhamla, a former novice monk and a graduate from Mahidol University’s College of Religious Studies, has been found guilty of royal defamation over a speech at a protest in November 2020.
By Prachatai |
A second bail request by human rights lawyer and activist Anon Nampa has been denied despite him showing no tendency to flee.