Monday, December 28, 2015

Lèse majesté and the administration of justice in junta Thailand

"The fact that the opaque [military] court proceedings -- in certain cases were not open to the public, the inability to appeal, the difficulty in getting bail, have intensified the scariness and ugliness in the eyes of the human rights caucus."

Khan Kaen University's David Streckfuss commenting here on the Thai junta's reliance on military courts to enforce the lèse majesté law. 

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