Thailand – Human Rights Lawyer Faces 150 Years In Jail For Facebook Posts

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A prominent Thai human rights lawyer faces a prison term of up to 150 years if convicted of royal defamation under Thailand’s royal insult law, according to a legal watchdog. Anon Nampa, of Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, said on Thursday that Prawet Prapanukul was charged on Wednesday by the Bangkok Criminal Court with 10 counts…