Aubrey Belford at Reuters has compiled an in-depth report on lese majeste that is worth reading and considering. It is spawned by the huge spike in lese majeste charges and the lengthy and cruel sentences being handed out by the military courts to “offenders,” some of whom have been entrapped into “offending.” 636 more words
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There appear to be several pretenders for the king’s crown, at least as far as discourse goes. Suthep Thaugsuban has been at it on the dictatorship’s constitution… 206 more words
The Dictator and his minions are very angry with Pavin Chachavalpongpun.
Already living in exile in Japan because the military junta withdrew his passport and charged him with lese majeste, Pavin has been a regular commentator on the monarchy, the military and politics. 182 more words