Thai man jailed for 25 years over royal insult posts on Facebook

March 31, 2015 10:34 AM

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai military court on Tuesday jailed a man for 25 years for posting pictures on his Facebook page deemed insulting to Thailand's monarchy, in one of the toughest such sentences in recent years.

Thailand's lese-majeste law is the world's harshest and makes it a crime to defame, insult or threaten the king, queen or heir to the throne or regent.

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