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Facts about Thailand's royal defamation law

Thailand's monarchy is protected by one of the world's toughest royal defamation laws making any detailed discussion about the family's role all but impossible inside the kingdom. Here are some facts about lese majeste, or section 112 of the criminal code, as it is known in Thailand: WHAT IS THE LAW? -- Under 112 anyone convicted of defaming, insulting or threatening the king, queen, heir or regent faces between three and 15 years in prison on each count.
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