lèse-majesté

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lèse-majesté

lese-majesty [ˈleɪzˈmæʒəstɪ] Nlesa majestad f

lèse-majesté

, lese majesty
n (= high treason)Hochverrat m; (= insult to dignity)(Majestäts)beleidigung f
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At last he reached the fast disappearing feast and with his sharp knife slashed off a more generous portion than he had hoped for, an entire hairy forearm, where it protruded from beneath the feet of the mighty Kerchak, who was so busily engaged in perpetuating the royal prerogative of gluttony that he failed to note the act of LESE-MAJESTE.
Mysteriously, the Moon administration has been silent about this Lese-majeste.
Would it be lese-majeste bordering on treason to ask whether that army official stood as guarantor of performance by an elected civilian government or compliance by an unelected, organised rabble?
But, here, there is a legal justification: Thailand's strict prohibition against lese-majeste protects the royal family's most senior members from insult or threat.
15 -- Pro-democracy activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa ("Pai Dao Din"), was today sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, for violating Thailand's lese-majeste law after sharing a BBC article on Facebook.
Le monument de l'athletisme, seulement 3e derriere Gatlin (9 sec 92) et l'Americain Christian Coleman (9 sec 94) dans un chrono de 9 sec 95, a donc vu la grande fete promise gachee par un coureur au passe sulfureux, qui ajoute a son casier un crime de lese-majeste dans l'enceinte surchauffee du stade olympique.
Ejecte de son perchoir a l'Assemblee nationale par l'ancien president de la Republique, Abdoulaye Wade, le 09 novembre 2008, pour avoir un crime de lese-majeste en convoquant son fils, Karim Wade, a l'epoque tout-puissant ministre "du ciel et de la terre" (ministre d'Etat, ministre de la Cooperation internationale, de l'Amenagement du territoire, des Transports aeriens et des Infrastructures), pour s'expliquer sur la gestion de ses mega budgets.
Though prosecutions are rare, a Thai man and woman were charged with lese-majeste - offending the dignity of the monarch - after not standing as the anthem was played in a movie theatre in September 2007, according to the US State Department.
Secretary General of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission Takorn Tantasith said that his government had a court order to block 34 out of the 131 Facebook pages that allegedly break Thailand's lese-majeste laws.
Media have stuck to rigorous reporting guidelines since the king's death, and strict lese-majeste laws forbidding insults to the monarchy have discouraged discussion of the succession.
Taking a cue from General Sarit, the Prayuth administration has arrested scores of people on lese-majeste charges, designating itself as the throne's ultimate guardian.
The chapter examines the struggle between elitist forces of military, bureaucracy, and monarchy on the one hand and populist democracy supporters on the other, looking at how the former has politicized the country's lese-majeste laws to maintain power.