Theater Activists Jailed Over Satirical Play About Monarchy

 Theater Activists Jailed Over Satirical Play About Monarchy

Breaking News. Image: GoodManPL (Pixabay).



BANGKOK — Two theater activists were sentenced to two years and six months in prison today for putting on a play about a fictional kingdom that judges said “insulted” the Thai monarchy.

Patiwat Saraiyaem, 23, and Porntip Mankong, 26, were arrested last August on charges of lese majeste for their role in “The Wolf Bride,” a play performed at Thammasat University nearly a year earlier.

Read more: khaosodenglish.com



TN

The main purpose of Thailand News is to offer our readers all news from the most popular and trusted newspapers in Thailand & Asia in one place.Get breaking news and the latest news headlines from Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, Isan, the insurgency-plagued South and Asia.

Related articles

Leave a Reply