Thailand in 2016: More Crackdowns, More…

On Aug. 7 last year, a Thai military court broke all records both for proportionality and irrationality by sentencing Pongsak Sriboonpeng, 48, to 60 years in prison for posting six messages and pictures deemed to have defamed King Bhumibol Adulyadej on social media. Because Pongsak was arrested during martial law, there is no appeal to the sentence.

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