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  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...
The plight of the Muslim Rohingya ethnic group has been a chronic serious human rights problem. Some of the Rohingya fled religious and ethnic suppression in Myanmar to southern Thailand on boats. Thailand has done very little to help this ethnic minority. In fact, there have been reports of human...