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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... during an October 2013 university play which featured a fictitious monarchy. In another recent case, a 28-year-old musician was sentenced to 15 years in jail for writing insulting Facebook posts ...

  2. 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 ... allegations revived, spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said. "We are seriously concerned about the prosecution and harsh sentencing of individuals in Thailand under the country's lese majeste ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king endorses junta leader Prayuth as prime minister

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:35am

    ... former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thaksin has lived in self-exile since 2008 to avoid serving a jail sentence for corruption charges he denies. He has said he wants to free Thailand from ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    26 suspects in Thailand charged over alleged plot to attack city

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... you’re not allowed to have without permission,” said Winyat. “But they said other people asked them to keep [the weapons],” he added. He said the maximum sentence, if convicted, was the death ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s junta arrests army general for Bangkok red-light district extortion

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:15pm

    ... of protests against the toppled government which were pock-marked by deadly violence. The junta has since suspended democracy, muzzled dissent and imposed sweeping curbs on freedom of expression ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 08:45pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... to immediately suspend the broadcast or publication of content that defies the order. The National Council for Peace and Order issued an order late on Friday prohibiting criticism by anyone on all forms ... Ruangdit said the junta’s order could affect the people’s rights to access news and information and may allow authorities to abuse their power in suspending the broadcast or publication violating ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Rape and murder of girl, 13, on Thai train sparks calls for capital punishment

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... face a sentence of four to 20 years in prison and a fine. Nonthawan “Maeya” Thongleng, the recently-crowned Miss Thailand World this year, displayed a poster on Instagram calling for a change ... signatures within one day. Thailand’s army ousted an elected civilian government in May. “The offenders, once arrested and sentenced, usually get pardoned and released from jail. And when they get ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... criminal division. "The defendant as prime minister should have suspended the scheme as soon as she heard of corruption and losses," it said in a statement. It was not clear ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Senior Thai general says ‘no advanced planning’ for coup

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:19pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... to politics.” Thailand’s new military rulers have suspended democracy since seizing power, imposing martial law, banning public rallies and censoring the media to stifle any dissent. The junta has ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... visits to Thailand and suspended the signing of a partnership and cooperation agreement with Bangkok. Thailand has suffered a deep political rupture since Thaksin Shinawatra, Yingluck's ...




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