Thammasat lecturer given one-month jailterm for putting a wreath in front of Civil Court

Thammasat University lecturer Mrs Sudsa-nguan Sutheesorn was on Tuesday sentenced to one-month imprisonment by the Supreme Court for putting a wreath in front of the Civil Court together members of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship.

The incident took place on February 21, 2014.

The court of first instance sentenced the lecturer to one-month imprisonment for contempt of the court. She appealed against the verdict and the Appeals Court changed the imprisonment to one-month detention.

The Supreme Court’s ruling which was read out on Tuesday at the Civil Court found the lecturer guilty and changed the detention term back to imprisonment for one month without suspension.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)

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