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Thailand: Release activist imprisoned for allegedly insulting the monarchy

Headline Title:  Thailand: Release activist imprisoned for allegedly insulting the monarchy 19 September 2014  A Thai court’s decision to uphold a 10-year prison sentence given to an editor and social activist for allegedly insulting the royal family continues the relentless erosion of free speech in the country, Amnesty International said.  The Appeals Court upheld the sentence against Somyot Prueksakasemsuk for publishing two articles about a fictional monarch that allegedly defamed the Thai monarchy. He did not write the articles in question.   “This is…

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