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It’s strange in junta land

Life under the military dictatorship has become increasingly strange. Two recent examples are emblematic of how logic, rules and normality have been altered.

The first is of yet another “suicide” in jail. 328 more words

16 year sentence in palace lese majeste case

The Criminal Court has sentenced a “property dealer” to 16 years imprisonment on lese majeste charges. Boontham Boonthepprathan, 65, was reduced by 4 years, to 12 years, for his “useful testimony during the trial.” 346 more words

All them crooks

The Nation reports that the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has found that The Eel, Tharit Pengdit, is “unusually rich.” NACC members “voted unanimously” in finding that Tarit had “unlawfully” amassed assets worth Bt346.65 million. 309 more words