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  • The crime of lese majeste is punishable by three to 15 years in prison.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 1, 2009

  • The offense of lese majeste, which is insulting or defaming the king or queen, is now being used politically as part of the ongoing political struggle for power here.

    Thai Crackdown on Dissident Radio Stations Draws Ire from Human Rights Watch

  • Majesta had without question been named by the British; the name rang with all the authority, grandeur, greatness, and dignity of sovereignty, its roots being in the Middle English word maieste, from the Old French majeste, from the Latin majestas, which was a long way around the mulberry bush.

    Eight Black Horses

  • Reporters Without Borders and 31 other human rights, press freedom and journalists organisations have issued a joint appeal to the Thai government for a revision of article 112 of the Thai criminal code on lese majeste.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 1, 2009

  • Suwicha was given the 10-year sentence on 3 April on a charge of lese majeste.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 1, 2009

  • RNC Chairman Michael Steele apologized to Rush Limbaugh for committing lese majeste.

    Steele's Re-education

  • Mr. Jatuporn claims that they committed lese majeste during conversations with U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Eric John, based on diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.

    Thailand's Military on the Offensive

  • Reporters Without Borders and 31 other organisations urge Thai government to amend lese majeste law RWB “I posted a video of the king on the Internet, ” Suwicha Thakor told Reporters Without Borders from behind a plexiglas screen in Bangkok’s Klong Prem prison on 20 April. “The police should have told me what I was doing was wrong.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 1, 2009

  • Around ten people are being prosecuted (or have been prosecuted) for lese majeste and two of them have been convicted.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 1, 2009

  • Reporters Without Borders and 31 other organisations urge Thai government to amend lese majeste law RWB

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 1, 2009

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