Update on Surachai’s lese majeste case

15 10 2011

In the Prachatai story cited in an earlier PPT post, the details of state prosecutors charges against Surachai Danwattananusorn faces are listed. We reproduce that below. It is clear that Surachai, now in his late 60s, faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in jail. International attention needs to be directed to this case.

Charge Authority Detail Court hearing Offence
Article 112 Chanasongkram Police Station Bail granted but withdrawn after other arrests 2012 Public speech at Sanam Luang
Article 112 Chokechai Police Station Arrested on 22 Feb 2011 Public speech at Imperial Lad Prao
Article 112 DSI (transferred from Doi Saked Police Station, Chiang Mai) First hearing on 31 Oct 2011 at 9 am Public speech in Chiang Mai
Article 112 DSI (transferred from Wang Thong Lang Police Station)  Charged by police, interrogated in prison Public speech
Instigating unrest Ratchaburi Police Station  Complaint lodged Public speech
Article 112 Chiang Rai Police Station  Confirmed by DSI
Article 112 Udon Thani Police Station  Confirmed by DSI

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15 10 2011
Timetable for lese majeste court cases | Political Prisoners in Thailand

[…] the Prachatai report mentioned here and here in earlier posts, there is a useful timetable of upcoming court appearances by the victims of lese […]