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Thailand editor jailed for criticising king

Thai court sentences magazine editor to 10 years in prison for insulting the monarchy.
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2013 12:02

A Thai magazine editor, Somyot Prueksakasumsek, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for two articles he wrote back in 2010.

Judges decided the articles violated Thailand's lese majeste laws, which make it illegal for anyone to criticise the monarchy.

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok.

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