Constitutional challenge to controversial lese majeste laws

Constitutional challenge to controversial lese majeste laws – IFEX, July 27, 2012
…Arnon argued that Article 112 could not be enforced in this case, if the constitutionality ruling was in his favour on any of the following issues:
* The proportionality of penalty imposed on lese majeste convictions;
* The lese majeste law is not a special law, thus cannot be invoked to limit freedom of expression permanently;
* The inviolability clause in the constitution applied only to the king; and
* The immunity to punishment of criticism made in good faith and in the public interest…

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