Thai academic and historian Sulak Sivaraksa is escorted by police from the Bangkok Military Court. Photo: AFP Thai academic and historian Sulak Sivaraksa is escorted by police from the Bangkok Military Court. Photo: AFP
Thai academic and historian Sulak Sivaraksa is escorted by police from the Bangkok Military Court. Photo: AFP

Thailand's Junta

Thai academic cleared of lèse-majesté after questioning legendary war story about fight on the back of an elephant

Thailand’s junta has made increasing use of the lèse-majesté law since seizing power in 2014 and the dismissal of the case before prosecution was a rarity

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Thai academic and historian Sulak Sivaraksa is escorted by police from the Bangkok Military Court. Photo: AFP Thai academic and historian Sulak Sivaraksa is escorted by police from the Bangkok Military Court. Photo: AFP
Thai academic and historian Sulak Sivaraksa is escorted by police from the Bangkok Military Court. Photo: AFP
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