Australian Alan Morison and Thai national Chutima Sidasathian had been sued by a Thai naval officer on charges of defamation and the Computer Crimes Act.
Journalists Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian are accused of defamation over a report implicating the Thai navy in human trafficking.
Reuters has vowed to stand by their Rohingya story which alleges that Thai naval officers were involved in the trafficking of Rohingya boatpeople.
“Not only do we refuse to withdraw any lawsuit, but we are processing another suit against Reuters as well,” Vice Admiral Tharathorn Khajitsuwan tells the Bangkok Post.
Two Thailand-based journalists were charged on Thursday with defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act for citing a Reuters article that contained allegations against members of the Royal Thai…
Thailand’s navy has filed criminal defamation charges against a news website that published stories alleging Thai military involvement in the trafficking of Burma’s ethnic Rohingya boatpeople.