The founder of Thailand`s royalist Yellow Shirt movement has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for defaming the monarchy by repeating offensive comments made by a political opponent.
A Thai man was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for selling video CDs of an Australian TV news segment deemed offensive to Thailand`s royal family.
Somyot Pruksakasemsuk was convicted of publishing two articles in an anti-establishment magazine that made negative references to the crown.
A Thai court on Friday sentenced a political campaigner to 18 years in prison for insulting the monarchy, the latest in a slew of lese-majeste cases critics say are stifling dissent and freedom of speech.
Day in Pics: 25th November
Showbiz World - November 25, 2014