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Thailand: Monitoring the trial of Chiranuch Premchaiporn

Jon Dent writes about the trial of Chiranuch Premchaiporn (known to friends as Jiew), director of independent news website Prachatai.com in Thailand. Jiew is accused of violating the 2007 Computer Crimes Act for “intentionally supporting or consenting for crimes linked to the use of computers” when she allowed Lese Majeste comments on her website.

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