Student Indicted With Lese Majeste for FB Comment

Activists in favour of amending lese majeste law submit their petition to the government, 29 May 2012.

(Prachatai English)

BANGKOK – The public prosecutor on Thursday indicted an undergrad student for lese majeste and violating the Computer Crime Act for a comment he made on Facebook . 


Akaradech, 24, is accused of using a Facebook username “Uncle Dom also loves the King” to psot lese majeste comments on the Facebook status of a friend. He has been charged with Article 112 of the Criminal Code, or lese majeste, and Article 14 of the Computer Crime Act for allegedly importing illegal content into the computer system.

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