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Government admits law impinges on freedoms

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Thailand has admitted to the United Nations that the lese majeste law curbs freedom of expression. 

The country also admits alleged malpractices regarding migrant labour and the sometimes fatal harassment of human rights defenders.

The admissions are included in a 108-page report detailing government communications with special rapporteurs of the UN. It was recently made available ahead of the 23rd session of the UN Human Rights Council.

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