Khon Kaen Student Activist Charged With Lèse Majesté Over Play

(Prachatai English)

BANGKOK — Police on Thursday arrested a student activist from northeastern Khon Kaen University and charged him with lèse majesté. He was accused of taking part in a political play about a fictional monarch, deemed lèse majesté by the police.

On Friday morning, police took him to the Criminal Court. The activist has submitted a bail request and is waiting for the court’s decision. Read more here

 

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