Somyos applies for bail for the 16th time

21 11 2014

The Bangkok Post reports that Somyos Prueksakasemsuk, convicted of lese majeste and held in jail since his initial arrest on 30 April 2011, has sought bail for the 16th time.

somyosHis wife, Sukunya “put up 1 million baht in cash on Tuesday as surety for his temporary release pending the Supreme Court’s decision [on his appeal], expected to take 2-3 years.”

Somyos was convicted in January 2013 and has been treated inhumanely throughout his more than three years in custody.



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