US Citizen arrested for insulting King of Thailand

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    Lerpong Wichaikhammat, U.S. Citizen, Arrested For Insulting Thailand's King Bhumibiol Adulyadej

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    Lerpong Wichaikhammat, U.S. Citizen, Arrested For Insulting Thailand's King Bhumibiol Adulyadej
     
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    obama may be taking notes! Must not offend the divine you know.

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    I was not arrested.
     
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    lol sorry.
     
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    Alot of countries actually have rules like that, I know if you are in the Middle East you can be arrested if you insult the Emirs of countries like Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman etc
     
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    No, that's not the case in Pakistan :D
     
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    There's always some people that learn the hard way other countries don't have the same freedoms we do.
     
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