Lese majeste is stupid

29 07 2014

John Oliver responds to royalists and the military dictatorship in Thailand (and a few other silly monarchies as well).

Lese majeste is certainly stupid. Unfortunately, in Thailand, it is also a weapon in the hands of those who jail, censor and kill in the name of the monarchy (and in its interests).

 


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14 09 2014
More monarchical madness | Political Prisoners in Thailand

[…] refers to the case in July “when John Oliver called the crown prince of Thailand a ‘buffoon’ and made fun of a home video of the royal and his wife at a birthday party [opens a video banned […]

14 09 2014
More monarchical madness | Political Prisoners of Thailand

[…] refers to the case in July “when John Oliver called the crown prince of Thailand a ‘buffoon’ and made fun of a home video of the royal and his wife at a birthday party [opens a video banned […]




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