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Thailand - Netizen freed for lack of evidence in lèse-majesté case

Reporters without borders
A Bangkok court acquitted the netizen Surapak Phuchaisaeng two days ago of charges of insulting the king (lèse-majesté), for which he had been remanded in custody since September last year. Reporters Without Borders is satisfied with the outcome of this case. “This case, involving a year in custody, underlines the failings of the Thai judicial system, particularly concerning allegations of lèse-majesté,” the press freedom organization said. “Far too often, baseless charges of lèse-majesté are (...)

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