Thai police question British journalist’s wife over ‘royal insult’
Thai police on Friday questioned the wife of a British journalist over his social media links to unflattering photos alleged to be of the kingdom’s crown prince, in a country where insulting the royals carries heavy jail terms.
Detectives said the photos were fake and questioned Noppawan Bunluesilp, 39, the Thai wife of former Bangkok-based correspondent and strident Thai monarchy critic Andrew MacGregor Marshall, at a police station in the capital over her husband’s posts linking to the pictures.
The Twitter and Facebook post linked to a web article in German tabloid Bild with photos apparently showing 63-year-old Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn at an airport in Germany.
On Friday morning, the link to the page was blocked in Thailand for carrying “inappropriate content.” Read More