The Guardian had this important information on events unfolding in Thailand:
Three prominent Thai pro-democracy figures have been denied bail in a Bangkok court after being charged with insulting the monarchy, as the government escalates a legal offensive against a youth-led movement that emerged last year.
The three activists – Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, Panupong “Mike” Jadnok and Jatupat “Pai” Boonpattararaksa – were charged with violating royal defamation laws over a rally in central Bangkok in September, said Prayut Pecharakun, a spokesman for the attorney general.
They were also charged with sedition alongside 15 other pro-democracy protesters, the spokesperson added. All three face other royal defamation charges.
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