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Thai Activist Sentenced To 15 Years For Insulting King

AP | By VEE INTARAKRATUG | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- An activist was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison for insulting Thailand's king in the third case in a month involving the strict la...

Thailand Arrests U.S. Citizen For Insulting King

Posted 07.27.2011 | World

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities have arrested and charged a U.S. citizen with insulting the country's revered monarchy, the latest of a growi...

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, World's Longest-Reigning Monarch, Celebrates 83rd Birthday (PHOTOS)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand on Sunday marked the 83rd birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, but elaborate celebration...

Thai Blogger Sentenced To 10 Years For Insulting The King | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Criminal Court sentenced a blogger to 10 years in jail on Friday after he pleaded guilty to insulting His Majesty the King in a landmark convictio...

Harry Nicolaides Released From Thai Prison After Royal Pardon

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Dailing

Australian writer Harry Nicolaides, who has been in a Thai prison since his arrest in August for insulting the royal family, is safe at home in Melbourne, his family and lawyer report.

Australian Writer Who Insulted Thai Monarchy Shares Prison Cell With Child Molester, Weapons Dealer

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Dailing

Harry Nicolaides is not the first writer to be imprisoned for a passage he wrote, but the Australian, who was sentenced Monday to three years in a Tha...

Australian, Harry Nicolaides, Sentenced For Insulting Thai Monarchy

AP | GRANT PECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Thailand — A few lines in a novel that sold just seven copies have earned an Australian writer three years in a Thai prison. The convi...

Thailand Blocks 'Anti-King' Websites | Published: Jan. 6, 2009 at 10:09 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Thailand announced Tuesday it was blocking Web sites deemed by the government to be insulting of King Bhumipol. The move a...

Thai King Misses His Speech During Time Of National Unrest

New York Times | SETH MYDANS and THOMAS FULLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- King Bhumibol Adulyadej did not appear on Thursday to deliver his traditional birthday address at a highly charged political moment when ma...