Reporting Surachai’s lese majeste conviction

29 02 2012

PPT thought readers might be interested in a round-up of reporting on Surachai Danwattananusorn‘s conviction and sentencing to 15 years on lese majeste, reduced by half because of his (reluctant) guilty plea. Here’s what we found on a quick search:

Pakistan Observer, Thai activist jailed for royal slurs

Bangkok Post, Surachai gets 7 years in jail for lese majeste

The Guardian, Thai activist jailed for ‘insulting’ monarchy

Bangkok Post, Surachai, 70, gets seven years for lese majeste

Chicago Tribune, Thai court jails activist in latest royal insult trial

BBC News, Thailand activist jailed for royal insult

Washington Post, Leader of Thai Red Shirt faction gets 7 1/2-year jail term for anti-monarchy …

Bangkok Post, Surachai gets 7yrs for lese majeste

Pattaya Mail, Political activist gets 7 1/2 years jail for lese majeste

Bloomberg, Thai Dissident Jailed for Insulting Monarchy

The Associated Press, Thai Red Shirt jailed for insulting monarchy

Jakarta Globe, Thai Activist Jailed for Royal Slurs

The Nation, Red Siam leader, 69, jailed for lese majeste

Telegraph, Thai activist jailed for seven and a half years for royal ‘insult’

The Borneo Post, Thai activist jailed for royal slurs

Bikya Masr, Thai political activist sentenced to prison for lese majesty

Middle East North Africa Financial Network, LEAD: Thai political activist sentenced to prison for lese majesty

Yahoo!7 News, Thai activist jailed for insulting king




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