Thai government files defamatory complaint against opposition politician Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit over vaccine criticism

Thailand’s government on Wednesday filed a criminal complaint of defaming the monarchy against banned opposition politician Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, after he criticised its COVID-19 vaccine strategy. The move could mark the highest-profile lese majeste case since a wave of anti-government protests emerged last year and extended to criticism of King Maha Vajiralongkorn over accusations of meddling… Read More Thai government files defamatory complaint against opposition politician Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit over vaccine criticism