Two Upcoming Lese Majeste Trials: Wed, Aug

Prachatai English

BANGKOK — The Criminal Court will start hearing two lese majeste cases this Wednesday and in mid August, according to iLaw, an Internet-based human rights advocacy group.  

In the first case, a man in his twenties, was arrested and charged with lese majeste and offences under the Computer Crime Act. The police believe he is one of the “cyber warrior” team from northeastern Ubon Ratchathani province. 


He was accused of posting messages defaming the monarchy on the Internet. Read more here.



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