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Thailand: Court overturns 18 year sentence in free speech case
15 Feb 2011
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

An appeals court has overturned an 18-year prison sentence handed out to activist Daranee Charnchoengsilapakul. The activist, better known as Da Torpedo, was charged with insulting the monarchy for speeches she made at anti-government rallies in 2008, and tried behind closed doors. She is still in prison pending an application for bail, and could still face a new trial.

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