Red-shirt Jeng Dokchik sentenced to two years' jail for lese majeste by the Bangkok Criminal CourtC | Bangkok Post: news

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Jeng gets 2 years for lese majeste

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The Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Yossawaris Chuklom, alias Jeng Dokchik, adviser to the deputy commerce minister and leading member of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), to two years imprisonment without suspension for lese majeste. 

Yossawaris Chuklom (Photo by Surapol Promsaka na Sakolnakorn)

According to the lawsuit filed by the prosecutors on Sept 1, 2010, Mr Yossawaris made a speech on a UDD stage on March 29, 2010 at Makhawan Rangsan bridge and part of it was deemed lese majeste in violation of Article 112 of the Criminal Code and Sections 2, 8 and 12 of the constitution.

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