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Thai Police Probe US Ambassador Over Monarchy Comments

Thail police are investigating comments made by the U.S. ambassador to Thailand in connection with a law that bans criticism of the monarchy, but charges are not expected because the ambassador has diplomatic immunity. Police said Wednesday they are investigating a speech late last month by Ambassador Glyn Davies after receiving a complaint that it violated a law that bars defaming the monarchy. In the speech, Davies questioned the long prison sentences given by military courts to...

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