Thai activists plead guilty to insulting monarchy

December 30, 2014 4:39 AM

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BANGKOK – Two activists charged with insulting Thailand's monarchy because of a play they produced pleaded guilty to the offense, which carries a punishment of three to 15 years in prison.

The two, a university student and a recent graduate, were involved in a play performed at Bangkok's Thammasat University in October 2013 about a fictional monarch and his adviser. The play, "The Wolf Bride," was performed to mark the anniversary of a successful 1973 anti-dictatorship uprising led by...

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