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Amphon Tangnoppaku sentenced for insulting the Thai royalty


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Insulting the Thai royalty is not such a good idea. A man accused of sending text messages considered offensive to the Thai Queen has been handed 20 ... Read more...

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Australian author out of Bangkok jail after royal pardon


February 21st, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (DPA) Australian Harry Nicolaides arrived back in Melbourne Saturday after being pardoned by Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej and released from a Bangkok prison. Nicolaides was arrested in August and sentenced ... Read more...

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Thailand blocks 2,300 websites offending monarchy


January 29th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 29 (Xinhua) About 2,300 websites have been blocked for not showing respect to the monarchy, Justice Minister Pirapan Salirathavibhage said Thursday.On Jan 8, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva tasked the ministries ... Read more...

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Australian gets 3 years in prison for insulting Thai monarchy


January 19th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 19 (DPA) A Bangkok court Monday sentenced an Australian author to three years in jail for allegedly insulting the Thai monarchy in his novel "Verisimilitude" published in 2005, court sources ... Read more...

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Oz writer jailed for three years for insulting Thai royal family


January 19th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Jan.19 (ANI): Australian writer Harry Nicolaides, 41, has been sentenced to three years in jail here for insulting Thailand''s revered royal family in a novel. Nicolaides pleaded guilty to the charge ... Read more...

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Thailand blocks 2,300 websites for insulting monarchy


January 6th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 6 (DPA) Thai officials Tuesday said the government recently blocked 2,300 websites for allegedly insulting the monarchy and is seeking court approval to shut down another 400."We are preparing to ... Read more...

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Thai police arrest famed social critic for insulting king


November 7th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 7 (DPA) Thai police Friday released on bail famed social critic Sulak Sivaraksa after arresting him on charges of insulting the king in a speech he made last year.Sulak, 76, ... Read more...

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