Ratsadon protesters disperse, but plan to gather again on February 20th

Ratsadon protest leader Atthapol Buapat announced an end of today’s protest at about 8.30pm, but warned that an even larger group would return in a week if their four leaders,…

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Ratsadon protesters rally against lèse majesté law at Democracy Monument

Followers of the anti-establishment Ratsadon group took to Rajdamnoen Avenue, near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, for protest called “Count One to One Million to Reclaim People’s Power”. The highlight…

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Kao Klai party leader, Pita Limjaroenrat

Nine rebel Kao Klai MPs refuse to join party’s bid to amend lèse majesté law

Nine of the opposition Kao Klai party’s MPs have refused to sign up in support of the party’s proposed amendments to the country’s lèse majesté law. 44 MPs, led by…

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Kao Klai party leader, Pita Limjaroenrat

Kao Klai party seek lower penalties for lèse majesté and decriminalization of defamation

Thailand’s opposition Kao Klai party announced today (Wednesday) that it will propose the decriminalization of defamation and reduction of penalties for acts of lèse majesté. Accompanied by party MPs, Kao…

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Two arrested at Bangkok’s Victory Monument for trying to display an anti-lèse-majesté law banner

Two anti-establishment protesters were arrested by Thai police, on Saturday afternoon, after they and their colleagues defied police orders to disperse and to refrain from putting up a banner calling…

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Thai government defends lèse majesté law against criticism from the UNHCR

The Thai government has hit back at the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR), claiming that the country’s lèse majesté law (Section 112 of the Criminal Code) does not…

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Ratsadon group to discuss on lèse majesté law tomorrow at October 14 Memorial

The Ratsadon group will hold an exhibition and public discussions on the lèse majesté law, or Section 112 of Thailand’s Criminal Code, at the October 14 Memorial at Kok Wua…

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Prayut’s ‘lawfare’ risks blowing Thailand’s political divide wide open

Fear is growing that Thailand’s ongoing political conflict will intensify, with no visible way out, after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared that “all existing laws” would be wielded against anti-establishment…

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Thai police ready to use lèse majesté law against protesters who offend the Monarchy

Police are ready to invoke the lèse majesté law against any protesters who offend or insult the Monarchy and to ask the courts to withdraw bail already granted to protest…

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