Thailand's tough lese-majesty
law also prohibits criticism, insults and threats made against the royal family.
DPA Bangkok Thai prosecutors should immediately drop a charge of lese-majesty
against a prominent Thai scholar who questioned the historical accuracy of a 16th century battle, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
4) The man was convicted under Thailand's lese-majesty
law-among the strictest in the world--with a guilty plea bringing his sentence down from seventy years; see Feliz Solomon, Thailand Has Sentenced a Man to 35 Years in Prison for Facebook Posts That "Insult the Monarchy'", Time, 9 June 2017, <http://time.
They experienced his ruthlessly logical tongue-lashings as a form of lese-majesty
In 15th century Paris, criticism of officials and official institutions constituted a crime of lese-majesty
and heresy, punishable by death.