Thailand Introduces New “Sexual Offenses Law” With Harsher Penalties

The amended Criminal Code has redefined the meaning of sexual assault to cover sodomy and oral sex in addition to sexual intercourse, as originally defined, as well as the dissemination of such sexual activities via social media.

Thailand Introduces New “Sexual Offenses Law” With Harsher Penalties

BANGKOK – Sex offenders, especially rapists and people who disseminate or share visual images such as video clips of sexual activities, will face harsher penalties under the newly-amended Criminal Code, which is now in force following its publication in the Royal Gazette today. The amended Criminal Code has redefined the meaning of sexual assault to […]