Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Says No Reform of Royal Defamation Law

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Says No Reform of Royal Defamation Law

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Friday she would not seek to change the country’s harsh royal defamation law despite outcry over the death of a grandfather jailed for the offense. Ampon Tangnoppakul, 62, who was dubbed “Uncle SMS”, died Tuesday inside Bangkok prison hospital, while serving a 20-year sentence for […]