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
jake
3 years ago

not true

straws
straws
3 years ago

wow i cant believe that wow

la la land
la la land
3 years ago

that is crazy.

? knowlege ?
? knowlege ?
3 years ago

WOW!!! that must of been rude

Mr. Awesome 18
Mr. Awesome 18
3 years ago

wow i feel bad for the reporters

Bobby blue pants
Bobby blue pants
3 years ago

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

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

THIS CANT BE TRUE IS IT?!

SHRKB8
SHRKB8
3 years ago

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

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

that is stuped

Person
Person
3 years ago

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

reader
reader
3 years ago

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

Jayden
Jayden
3 years ago

Hi this is not true

emily
emily
3 years ago

how long is he in jail for

kayne
kayne
3 years ago

WOW cool

divinaty
divinaty
3 years ago

great news

kauri
kauri
2 years ago

dont humans have freedom of speech

Maddy
Maddy
2 years ago

Wow… 35 years??

Bubblegum 👸
Bubblegum 👸
2 years ago

This just cruel

Supercalafragilisticexpialadocious
Supercalafragilisticexpialadocious
2 years ago

Wow

neha
neha
5 months ago

wow not true

cobja
cobja
5 months ago

that seems insane !!!!

Keira
Keira
Reply to  neha
4 months ago

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

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