Prime Minister using lawsuits to silence criticism

Acting prime minister files more criminal and civil defamation suits - CPJ, June 15, 2006
...We call upon Thailand’s prime minister to immediately stop his campaign of intimidation and harassment of the media,” said Ann Cooper, CPJ’s executive director. “The use of criminal defamation suits against journalists has a chilling effect on press freedom, and Thaksin’s recent actions seem to indicate that’s exactly what he has in mind...”
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