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thai activist sentenced 2.5 years in prison for facebook post

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thai activist sentenced 2.5 years in prison for facebook post

an activist in thailand has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison after confessing to posting a bbc article on his facebook account that has been deemed insulting to the nation's monarchy, a rights group said tuesday.jatupat booyapatraksa, 26, was found guilty tuesday of violating the country's strict lèse-majesté law, which criminalizes all perceived insults to royal family, a representative of thai legal monitoring group ilaw tells time.jatupat is more commonly known by his nickname pai dao din.pai initially faced a five year sentence, but his term was reduced by half because he confessed. he has already served more than six months in jail in khon khaen, a city in northeastern...