“Nicolaides should never have been arrested and sentenced to three years in prison…By according him a pardon, the king has corrected a serious miscarriage of justice and a violation of free expression. We call for an end to lese majeste proceedings against Thai citizens such as university academic Giles Ungpakorn and Internet user Suwicha Thakor.”

– Extracted from “‘Immense relief’ after Harry Nicolaides is pardoned and flies home”, Reporters Without Borders press release, 21 February 2009.