November 27, 2020
Thailand Protesters Gather as Government Weaponizes Lese Majeste
By Tyler Roney
Protest groups change venue to keep the peace as authorities resurrect the notorious Article 112.
November 25, 2020
As Protests Grow, Thailand’s Authorities Dust Off Royal Defamation Law
By Sebastian Strangio
This revival of lese-majeste law marks an escalation in the authorities’ campaign against rising pro-democracy protests.
June 25, 2020
Suspending Lèse Majesté Could Actually Strengthen Thailand’s Monarchy
By David Hutt
Free speech could even get worse because of the suspension of lèse majesté.
June 06, 2020
A Softer Approach From Thailand’s Sophisticated Monarch
By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Leaving the leveling of lèse-majesté cases behind, the Thai government has found softer ways to control criticism.
October 13, 2017
Thailand 4.0: Back to the Future
By Samuel Macrae
The ancient kingdom still struggles with modernity and democracy.
October 03, 2017
New King, Deep State: Thailand
By Andrew Grant
A year after King Bhumibol's passing, Thailand’s deep state thrives.
June 16, 2015
Thailand’s Junta Deals Free Speech Another Blow
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The military bans an event on the country's controversial lese majeste law.