Man jailed for 35 years for Facebook post

A Thai man has been jailed for 35 years on Friday for Facebook posts deemed insulting to the royal family.

It is one of the harshest sentences handed down for the crime of insulting the monarchy.

Laws in Thailand prevent people from criticising the ultra-rich monarchy.

The Bangkok military court convicted the 34-year-old on ten counts.

The court punished him with seven years per count. Altogether he was given 70 years, but it was reduced in half because he confessed.

Reporters were barred from entering the military court where Wichai’s verdict was read.

The United Nations’ rights body has warned that Thailand’s widespread use of the law “may constitute crimes against humanity”.

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jake
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jake

not true

straws
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straws

wow i cant believe that wow

la la land
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la la land

that is crazy.

? knowlege ?
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? knowlege ?

WOW!!! that must of been rude

Mr. Awesome 18
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Mr. Awesome 18

wow i feel bad for the reporters

Bobby blue pants
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Bobby blue pants

why do we even need monarchies any more? its not the middle ages or anything.

Anonymous
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THIS CANT BE TRUE IS IT?!

SHRKB8
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SHRKB8

well he shouldn’t have put up the post!!!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

that is stuped

Person
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Person

You wouldn’t try to insult the most powerful family in your country would you?

reader
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reader

wow he is in a lot of trouble! shame on him!

Jayden
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Jayden

Hi this is not true

emily
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emily

how long is he in jail for

kayne
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kayne

WOW cool

divinaty
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divinaty

great news

kauri
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kauri

dont humans have freedom of speech

Maddy
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Maddy

Wow… 35 years??

Bubblegum 👸
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This just cruel

Supercalafragilisticexpialadocious
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Supercalafragilisticexpialadocious

Wow

neha
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neha

wow not true

Keira
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Keira

I say it’s true, why would it be on here????

cobja
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cobja

that seems insane !!!!

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