อาญาไม่พ้นเกล้า – อาชญากรรมทางความคิด

[David] Streckfuss says a number of possible solutions in the form of “braking mechanisms” on lèse majesté cases have been discussed by some academics. They include possibly requiring cases to be approved by the Bureau of the Royal Household before going to court, bringing the law in line with standard libel laws, as well as reducing sentences. “The problem with proposing reform is that anyone who proposes it also runs the risk of being accused of disloyalty — or actually being charged with lèse majesté,” says Streckfuss. The challenge for Thailand’s leaders is to find the courage to allow open, reasoned and respectful debate in order to preserve what they are so determined to defend. read more