Readers in the UK who have yet to see Giles Ji Ungpakorn talking about lèse majesté may want to get along to the next in his series of lectures. The details are:

“Lèse majesté and the tragedy of Thai democracy”
Speaker: Giles Ji Ungpakorn, Associate Professor, Chulalongkorn University, at 5 pm Tuesday 3rd March, in the Senior Common Room, Department of Politics and International Studies, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX

About the speaker:
Professor Giles Ji Ungpakorn recently fled Thailand, where was facing charges of defaming the monarchy. The charge arose from the publication of his book “A coup for the Rich,” which analyzed the September 2006 military coup in Thailand.