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Thailand Charges Journalists with Defamation for Rohingya Story

A court in Thailand has charged two journalists with defamation for republishing parts of a story that accused the Thai navy of trafficking Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled Burma. The Australian editor, Alan Morison, and his Thai colleague, Chutima Sidasathian, were also charged with violating the country's Computer Crimes Act. They face up to seven years in prison and a $3,000 fine, if convicted. Both appeared before a court in Phuket to hear the charges Thursday. Morison slammed...

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