Man Charged With Lese Majeste For Sending Links to Stop Lese Majeste Blog

(Prachatai English)

BANGKOK — A man has been arrested and charged with lese majeste for sending an email containing a link to content deemed critical of the monarchy to the now-defunct Stop Lese Majeste blog. This is the third case involving the blog, according to iLaw.  

Tanet (last name withheld due to privacy concern) was accused of sending an email to Emilio Esteban, whom the police identified as an Englishman residing in Spain. Esteban runs the Stop Les Majeste blog. 

The police states on the custody petition that the police has seeked the court’s order to hack into Esteban’s email in 2010 and found an email from the suspect. 

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