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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Australian Writer Sentenced For Insulting Thai King

Australian teacher and writer Harry Nicolaides received a six year sentence, reduced to three years, for lese-majeste, insulting the King of Thailand and his son, for a passage in a novel he published. Mr. Nicolaides pled guilty, hence the reduced sentence. Read more here in an AP story.

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