'Conversation With Thaksin' Book Sued For Lèse Majesté

(Prachatai English)

A lèse majesté complaint has been filed against controversial former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and those involved with the Thai translation of Conversation with Thaksin, a one-sided account of Thai politics from Thaksin as interviewed by American journalist Tom Plate, Post Today reported. 

The book is one in the 'Giants of Asia' series in which the author has a 'conversation' with Asian leaders, such as Lee Kwan Yew, Mahathir Mohamad and Ban Ki-moon.

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