Author Insults Thai King, Editor Gets 10-Year Sentence

Author has since fled to Cambodia

By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 23, 2013 7:12 AM CST

(Newser) – A Thai magazine editor was today sentenced to 10 years in prison for insulting the king. If that sounds extreme, consider this: Somyot Pruksakasemsuk didn't actually write the insults, he just published them. (The author has since fled to Cambodia.) And they didn'...   Read full story »


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