A youth leader of Thailand’s growing pro-democracy movement has been hospitalized after 46 days on hunger strike while in pretrial detention for allegedly insulting the Thai monarchy.
A normally taboo subject may be gaining acceptance among activists.
Thai activist and government critic Wanchalearm Satsaksit was abducted in Cambodia on June 4. Both countries denied any wrongdoing before launching investigations. Here’s how the region’s media covered the story.
A Thai man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for defaming their monarch. Is it time ASEAN turned its back on the monarchy?
Be careful about what you post. Lèse majesté laws could have been relaxed following the death of King Bhumbol but the ruling junta has taken them to the other extreme.