Hunt for lese majeste fugitives

 Hunt for lese majeste fugitives

U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Bangkok. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday launched a campaign to enforce extradition treaties with foreign countries to hunt down lese majeste fugitives.

Insisting that the law needed to stay in place to distance the monarchy from politics, Prayut said, “If criticisms are allowed, they could draw the monarchy to be smeared with political agendas. Every Thai government preserves this law.”

Full story: The Nation



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