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Thai activist gets prison for posting BBC story about king

Aug 15, 2017

A court in Thailand has sentenced a student activist to 2 1/2 years in prison on the charge of lese majeste _ or insulting the monarchy _ for sharing a BBC article about the country's new king on Facebook

Thai activist on trial for Facebook share of king profile

Aug 3, 2017

A court in Thailand's northeast has begun the closed-door trial of an activist law student arrested for sharing a BBC article about his country's new king on Facebook

Singapore PM's siblings say they hope to resolve family feud

Jul 6, 2017

The siblings of Singapore's prime minister have launched another public attack on their brother over social media _ but they say from now on, they're keeping the spat private

Thailand backs off threat to block Facebook over content

May 16, 2017

Thailand backed off a threat to block Facebook on Tuesday, instead providing the social media site with court orders to remove content that the government deems illegal

Indonesia arrests man who bought orangutan, leopard, bear

Apr 4, 2017

Indonesian police say they saved a sun bear, a clouded leopard and a baby orangutan from the wildlife trade after a tip from conservationists who tracked the illegal activities through Instagram

Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

Mar 28, 2017

An heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire is accused of killing a Thai police officer in a hit-and-run nearly five years ago, yet he still has not appeared to face charges

Thai court to try activist for sharing BBC story about king

Feb 10, 2017

A student pro-democracy activist who shared a story about Thailand's new king that had been posted on Facebook by the Thai-language service of the BBC has been formally indicted and will be tried on the charge of lese majeste, insulting the monarchy

Thai court revokes bail of activist who shared BBC story

Dec 22, 2016

A pro-democracy activist in Thailand has been rearrested after his bail was revoked in a case accusing him of sharing online a Thai-language BBC story about the country's new king

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