Lese majeste defendant allowed to study in Germany

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The Bangkok Post

Lese majeste defendant allowed to study in Germany Activist wins permission from Criminal Court to travel abroad on seventh attempt Pro-democracy activist Rawisara Eksakul has been granted permission to leave Thailand to study in Germany despite facing a royal defamation charge in connection with a rally outside the German embassy in Bangkok in 2020. The South Bangkok Criminal Court issued the ruling on Friday, according to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, which noted that it was Ms Rawisara’s seventh appeal for authorisation to depart the country to pursue her master’s degree. The court was tol…

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