Initial media reports on Jeng Dokchik’s “implied” lese majeste conviction

17 01 2013

Thai comedian and ‘red-shirt’ leader jailed for royal insult
BBC News
People found guilty under Thailand’s strict lese majeste laws can face up to 15 years in prison.

Thai comedian gets 2-year jail time for insulting royals
Hong Kong Standard
Yosawaris Chuklom, 54, who goes by the stage name Jeng Dokchik, was found guilty under Thailand’s strict lese majeste law…

Thai Red Shirt gets jail term for anti-king speech
The Associated Press
Thailand’s lese majeste law has been criticized as a violation of free speech. It mandates a jail term up to 15 years…

Thai Government Adviser Jailed for Two Years for Insulting King
Yossawaris joins at least seven others detained in Thailand under the lese-majeste law, which mandates jail sentences as long as 15 years…



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