Interview with man facing lese majeste charges for refusing to stand for Royal Anthem in cinema

Interview with man facing lèse majesté charges for refusing to stand for Royal Anthem in cinema - Prachatai, April 21, 2008
...What were your reasons for not standing up?
If the law states that this is against the law, I will abide by the law, as the law has the real power over us. But I understand that it is not against the law, so I chose not to stand.
According to some people, to stand up for the Royal Anthem may not be required by law, but it’s a tradition.
Is this really a tradition? I remember reading an article, probably published on a website, that says previously the Royal Anthem used to be played after the movies finished, and no one bothered to stand, but just rushed out to go home...
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