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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    UN decries Thailand’s harsh punishments for royal slurs

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok UN slams Thai penalties for royal slurs The UN human rights office has voiced alarm at recent arrests and jail sentences for insulting Thailand's monarchy, warning of "chilling effects" on freedom of expression under the junta. Since the army seized power in May, at least 13 new royal defamation cases had been opened and other ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Toilet graffiti suspect, 67, charged for insulting Thailand's monarchy

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 06:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Elderly man faces trial in military court after writing anti-royal scribbles in public toilets A 67-year-old Thai man has been charged with insulting the monarchy after scribbling anti-royal comments on public toilet walls, an official said on Friday, the latest charge under the controversial lese majeste law. Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai lèse-majesté cases have surged since coup, Amnesty says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok 14 Thais charged with lèse-majesté since army coup in May, Amnesty says Charges for defaming royals 'unprecedented' An "unprecedented" number of people have been charged with insulting Thailand's monarchy since the coup, Amnesty International said yesterday, with 14 Thais indicted under the controversial lèse-majesté law ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's coup leaders will receive monarchy's blessing

    Posted May 25th 2014, 02:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Thai junta warns against further anti-coup rallies Thailand’s coup leader will receive royal appointment today as head of the military junta that overthrew ... the royal command appointing General Prayuth as leader of the National Council of Peace and Order will begin at around 10am [local time] inside the army headquarters,” said army spokeswoman Sirichan ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta airs propaganda videos to show detainees treated well

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:00am by Associated Press

    ... Prayuth “wanted to tell them that right now, he’s no longer merely the army chief, he’s the leader who runs the country,” said Major General Ponlapat Wannapak, the secretary to the Royal Thai ... before the international media on Tuesday was the first in public by any member of the ousted government. Chaturon said that a “coup d’etat is not a solution to the problems or conflicts in Thai ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand appoints caretaker PM as Yingluck Shinawatra removed from office

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:57pm by AFP

    ... date has yet to be endorsed by a royal decree. The court ruling plunges Thailand deeper into a prolonged political crisis. Anti-government protesters are still on Bangkok’s streets ... director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University. “Somehow both sides have to think that they cannot win it all – that’s when we will see some ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king set to leave hospital after four years

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... longest-reigning monarch was taken to hospital in September 2009. We have checked the road conditions, cleaned up the streets and put up the national and the royal flags along the way to the palace. ... itself for possible unrest, with thousands of anti-government protesters expected to descend on the capital this weekend. The Royal Household Bureau said the king and queen would leave Siriraj ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Prisoners jailed for insulting Thailand's king face abuse

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Those convicted of abusing Thailand's revered king are beaten and shunned in prison Royal insult inmates 'pariahs' in jail Locked up for breaking Thailand's most enduring taboo, the kingdom's "royal insult" prisoners say they face mistreatment from jail guards and are shunned even by common criminals. ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police warn of plot to abduct Yingluck Shinawatra as rally looms

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... warned of a plot to abduct Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra as her cabinet approved using an internal security law to manage an anti- government rally scheduled for tomorrow. "We have some ... about riots and the abduction of the prime minister." Police expect tens of thousands of people to attend the rally at the Royal Plaza. It is organised by the royalist group Pitak Siam, ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand steps up security for Bangkok protest

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 03:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... in recent years. Police expect tens of thousands of people to attend Saturday’s rally at the Royal Plaza. The demo is organised by the royalist group Pitak Siam, which opposes Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s government. The Internal Security Act (ISA) will be enforced in three districts of the capital’s historic quarter for nine days, officials said after the cabinet approved ...




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