Thailand ramps up use of royal insult law, further stoking dissent among activists

A day after a court in Thailand handed a record four-decade jail sentence to a former government official for insulting the monarchy, one of the kingdom’s ministries said it had filed a criminal complaint against banned opposition politician Thanathorn…

A day after a court in Thailand handed a record four-decade jail sentence to a former government official for insulting the monarchy, one of the kingdom’s ministries said it had filed a criminal complaint against banned opposition politician Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit under the royal defamation law. The ministry of digital economy and society’s move against Thanathorn, a charismatic billionaire popular with the country’s social-media-savvy youth, shows the extent of the government’s…

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