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Australian journalist Alan Morison says he's prepared for prison over Thai navy row December 30, 2013 - Lindsay Murdoch - South-East Asia correspondent for Fairfax Media Australian journalist Alan Morison and his colleague Chutima Sidasathian both charged with defamation in Thailand. Bangkok: Australian journalist Alan Morison has declared he is prepared to go to jail to defend media freedom in Thailand where defamation laws are being increasingly used to silence criticism. â€˜â€˜This is a clear issue of freedom of media and the military exceeding its role in using an onerous law u
Yingluck sues Thai Rath cartoonist for defamation May 3, 2013 5:26 pm Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's lawyers on Friday seek legal action against Thai Rath cartoonist Chai Rachawat for comparing the premier to a prostitute. The lawyers filed the complaint against the cartoonist at Dusit police station on Friday afternoon. Chai, whose real name is Somchai Katanyutanan, posted photos of Yingluck in Mongolia and at a Thai parliamentary meeting and posted the message: "Please understand that prostitutes are not bad women. Prostitutes only sell their bodies, but a bad woman has be