Thai pair jailed for insulting monarchy in student play

A Thai court has sentenced a man and a woman to two years and six months in jail each for "damaging the monarchy" in a play they performed at Bangkok's Thammasat University in 2013.

Patiwat Saraiyaem, 23, and Pornthip Munkong, 26, had pleaded guilty to breaking strict lese majeste laws which protect the royals from any insults.

- bbc.com


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