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A Thailand court Friday sentenced a 33-year-old man named Narin Kulpongsathorn to two years in prison for insulting the monarchy by placing a sticker on a portrait of the king. This is the first sentencing under the country’s lèse-majesté laws in more than a year. The court found Kulpongsathorn guilty of putting a sticker bearing [...]

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A criminal court in Bangkok on Wednesday acquitted 24 leaders of the 2010 red shirt protests. The court dismissed all charges, including charges of terrorism, criminal association and inciting arrest. The case was brought by state prosecutors and business owners who were affected by the protests which took place in Bangkok’s central shopping area. The [...]

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Thailand published a draft of its twentieth constitution on Friday amid concerns that it would be insufficient in resolving long-running troubles and that it may contribute to a weak civilian government under the sway of the military. The draft constitution...

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The trial of former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra began in the Supreme Court of Thailand on Friday, as she appeared in court to face corruption charges involving mismanagement of a rice-subsidy program. The charges against Shinawatra include...

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