[JURIST] A Thai court on Wednesday upheld a controversial law which imposes criminal sanctions for those deemed to have insulted the royal family. The Thai Constitutional Court [official website] decided unanimously that Article 112 [text] of the Criminal Code of Thailand fell within the limits of the nation's constitution [Bangkok Post report]. Article 112 allows for anyone who "defames, insults or threatens" a member of the royal family to be sentenced to a prison term of three to 15 years....

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