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PM’s aide files lese majeste complaint against lawmaker

By Reuters Staff, published by Microsoft News AN aide to Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha today (Feb. 18) filed a criminal complaint accusing an opposition lawmaker of insulting His Majesty the King, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison. Thailand has seen a sharp increase in use of the “lese majeste” law since

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