Thai authorities charge Khaosod English columnist Pravit Rojanaphruk, who will be honored with CPJ's International Press Freedom Award this year, with two counts of sedition for his Facebook posts. The journalist has repeatedly been threatened, harassed, and detained incommunicado for his opposition to military rule in the past.
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