Man Arrested After Lese Majeste Facebook Comment

Friday, April 30, 2010 at 12:58 PM

AFP has news that a 37 year old Thai man in Rayong has been arrested "for allegedly insulting the kingdom's royal family on Facebook". The new comes a few weeks after a government press release warned that social networks in Thailand are under "thorough watch" -- as blogged here -- although the comment itself was made last month (March 19), according to the AFP article, more details of which are below.