Niranam gets bail

2 03 2020

Thai Lawyers for Human Rights reported a week ago that, on 24 February, a 20 year-old called Niranam, accused of lese majeste-like computer crimes involving the monarchy had been granted bail.

While his first two bail applications had been refused, and appeal against the second refusal finally resulted in bail being granted.

“Niranam_” is a Twitter name meaning “Anonymous,” and his more than a hundred thousand followers avidly read his posts that were critical of military politics. His comments on the monarchy saw him detained and then imprisoned at the Pattaya Special Prison.

His bail was apparently crowd-sourced to assist his parents make the guarantee.


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4 06 2020
Niranam in court on royal “insults” | Political Prisoners in Thailand

[…] On 24 February, a 20 year-old called Niranam, accused of lese majeste-like computer crimes, was granted bail of 500,000 baht after being arrested on 19 February and having a couple of earlier bail requests […]

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