Thailand jails two on royal insult charge over play

Thailand on Monday sentenced two people to jail terms of 2-1/2 years for insulting royalty in a university play, amid a campaign by the ruling military junta to stamp out perceived insults to the monarchy.

Thai royalist sentenced for repeating royal insult

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.

Thailand sentences man to three years for royal insult

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.

Thai editor gets 10 years in jail for royal insult

Somyot Pruksakasemsuk was convicted of publishing two articles in an anti-establishment magazine that made negative references to the crown.

Thai court jails Thaksin supporter for royal insult

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.