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  • Junta goes for lighter touch on lese majeste laws

    with Kai Chanwanpen – The Nation iLaw experts say they see changes for the better and courts given more leeway in Thailand’s lese majeste cases. Thailand saw the most aggressive enforcement of the lese majeste law after the junta came to power in 2014, but current trends point to an unprecedented relaxation, according to iLaw. “There was a time, after the coup in 2014, when dozens of people were summoned and charged, with military officers present in the process.