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Thai High Court Upholds Conviction of Webmaster for Postings

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Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the 2012 conviction of a webmaster for not acting quickly enough to delete online comments deemed insulting to the country's monarchy. The court on Wednesday affirmed the eight-month prison term - suspended for a year - and 20,000 baht ($555) fine given Chiranuch Premchaiporn, a director of the news website Prachatai, where the offending comments were posted by outside parties.   The human rights group Amnesty International called the...

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