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Three days after the coup d’état in May, the military made an announcement that cases related to national security, which includes Thailand’s most controversial law, Article 112 of the Criminal Code known as lese majeste law, would fall under the jurisdiction of the military court.  ...
  Lèse majesté cases under Article 112 of the Criminal Code have gained much attention. Hot debates have flared up every time the Court hands down verdicts on such cases and the opinions expressed tend to be highly polarized.    Part of the online debate is harbored to support a...
  In recent years, computers and internet have become increasingly important in our modern lives and, by the same token, the number of the “computer crimes” has been worryingly growing as well. Therefore, the Computer-related Crime Act B.E. 2007 (hereinafter CCA) has been enacted in order to...
Coup makers, since 1976 coup d’etat, have regularly cited a surge of lese majeste as a prerequisite for overthrowing an elected government. The 2006 coup, when lese majeste was cited as one of the major reasons, marked a surge of the lese majeste cases. The atrocity in April-May 2010, where almost...
On 22 May 2014, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) declared the coup d'état, and brought Thailand into the new chapter on suspending access to the social media and suppressing the freedom of expression.     In the same day, the NCPO declared 3 orders relating to the...