General Prayuth Chan-ocha
Lèse majesté sentences have become harsher under military rule, with record sentences of up to 30 years being handed down by military courts.
A leaked official document shows that the junta is monitoring Oliver after he mocked the Thai government and crown prince on his HBO show.
Yingluck Shinawatra is being held in an undisclosed location after she responded to a military summons and was taken into custody on Friday.
A Thai military general announced the coup on national TV, saying that it was “necessary to seize power" and promising to restore stability.
Government allies, international media and even Human Rights Watch are all saying it might be.