Protests continue in Thailand demanding the recall of lèse-majesté law

The contentious provision that is at the heart of the protests is Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code or the lèse-majesté law which criminalizes a broad range of actions concerning defamation or insult to the monarchy and the larger royal family.

December 15, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

Thousands of protesters hit the streets of Bangkok, Thailand on December 12 demanding a recall of the controversial lèse-majesté law. The law criminalizes a broad range of actions concerning defamation or insult to the monarchy and the larger royal family.

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