Activist jailed for two years for insulting Thailand's queen

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Jatuporn Saeoueng (25) found guilty of intentionally mocking the monarchy by her actions during a Bangkok street protest in 2020. Jatuporn Saeoueng wore a pink dress while a fellow protester held an umbrella over her. The rally was billed as a counterpoint to a fashion show being held by Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana. It is a crime in Thailand to defame or insult the king, queen, heir or regent, with punishments of up to 15 years in prison. She is one of at least 210 activists who have been charged with royal insult in the past two years related to protests.
3 months ago·กทม, Thailand

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Activist jailed for two years for insulting Thailand's queen

BANGKOK - A Thai court sentenced a political activist to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the monarchy, her lawyer said, after the activist was judged to have dressed as Queen Suthida during a street protest the court ruled mocked the royal family. It is a crime in Thailand to defame or insult the king, queen, heir or regent, with punishments of up to 15 years in prison under

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Thai protester accused of mocking queen gets 2 years' prison

A legal aid group says a court in Thailand has sentenced an activist to two years in prison for allegedly insulting the country’s queen by wearing traditional Thai attire at a demonstration for reform of the monarchy two years ago

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Thai protester accused of mocking queen gets 2 years' prison

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand on Monday sentenced an activist to two years in prison for allegedly insulting the country’s queen by wearing traditional Thai attire at a demonstration for reform of the monarchy two years ago, a legal aid group said.

3 months ago·United States
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Thai protester accused of mocking queen gets 2 years' prison

A legal aid group says a court in Thailand has sentenced an activist to two years in prison for allegedly insulting the country’s queen by wearing traditional Thai attire at a demonstration for reform of the monarchy two years ago

3 months ago·United States
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Activist jailed for two years for insulting Thailand's queen

A Thai court sentenced a political activist to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the monarchy, her lawyer said, after the activist was judged to have dressed as Queen Suthida during a street protest the court ruled mocked the royal family.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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‘Insulting the monarchy’: Protester jailed for two years for dressing as Thai queen

She is one of at least 210 activists who have reportedly been charged with royal insult in the last two years related to protests calling for reform of the monarchy.

3 months ago·Sydney, Australia
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