lese majeste

Weaponising COVID-19

The 2020 Protest posed an existential threat to the Thai state. The government of Prayuth Chan-ocha has enlisted every available weapon to fight back, including COVID-19.

Heaven Doesn’t Divide—Why This Gulf?

Morlam song practices still resound, even if criminalised, depoliticised and silenced.

A censored thesis then a defamation lawsuit: academic freedom in Thailand

Dr Nattapoll's case is part of a broader pattern of SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) cases.

Kingdom of fear (and favour)

Pavin Chachavalpongpun: Vajiralongkorn has been ruthless in consolidating his position within Thailand's ruling elite.

Interview with Joe Gordon: Lèse majesté and democracy

Kyoto University's Pavin Chachavalpongpun interviews Joe Gordon, an American who was imprisoned for lèse majesté