Miss Thailand Sophida Kanchanarin. Photo: EPA

Thai YouTuber could face ‘royal insult’ charge after criticising Miss Universe contestant’s gown designed by Princess Nariratana

  • Any Thai citizen is permitted to file defamation charges on behalf of another person, and convictions can carry prison sentences of up to two years
  • The lèse-majesté law, which has been in place since 1908, has been increasingly enforced since the Thai military took power in 2014 in a coup
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Miss Thailand Sophida Kanchanarin. Photo: EPA
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