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Thai Activist's Mother Charged Under Royal Insult Laws over Facebook Post

The mother of a leading activist against the military junta in Thailand was charged on Monday with insulting the country's monarchy in a one-word Facebook post. Patnaree Chankij was brought to a military court in Bangkok after the country's attorney general decided to press charges despite police saying earlier that they would not pursue a case against the 40-year-old woman. According to her lawyer, Patnaree was charged with...

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