14 year old slapped with Article 112

1 02 2023

Thai Lawyers for Human Rights reports that the youngest known victim of lese majeste is a 14-year-old schoolgirl.

The girl received a 112 summons from the Samranrat Police Station. She is said to have participated in political rallies during  2022. The summons dated 23 January 2023. The exact nature of the charge is still unclear with the summons stating that the incident occurred on 14 October 2022 in Bangkok.

TLHR reports that there are at least 18 cases of juveniles aged under 18 charged with lese majeste, in 21 cases. Of these, there are four 14-year-olds, with this girl being the youngest known accused, at 14 years and seven months.



2 responses

5 02 2023
More on 112 charge for 14 year-old | Political Prisoners in Thailand

[…] enough, it is Thaiger and the Laotian Times that have picked up the case of the 14 year-old girl – the youngest ever – charged with lese majeste. Here’s what Thaiger reported about the royalist  vigilante-inspired […]

15 02 2023
The child charged under 112 | Political Prisoners in Thailand

[…] case of the 14 year-old girl summoned by police on a lese majeste complaint. For earlier posts, see here and […]

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