Thailand / 2009

Writer goes into exile over Thai lese majeste charges

February 9, 2009 3:22 PM ET

New York, February 9, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists strongly condemns the increasing use of draconian lese majeste charges to harass journalists and commentators and stifle free expression in Thailand; at least one writer has gone into exile because of the charges....

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Government intensifies media, Internet crackdown

January 30, 2009 2:07 PM ET

New York, January 30, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about mounting government threats to media and Internet freedom in Thailand, including legal action against community radio stations and censoring thousands of Web sites....

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CPJ worried about deteriorating Thai media climate

January 27, 2009 10:26 AM ET

CPJ wrote to the prime minister of Thailand today to express our grave concern about the country's fast-deteriorating media climate and to call on him to decisively reaffirm Thailand's commitment to a free press and open Internet.

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