It’s the highest-profile lese-majeste case yet since a wave of anti-government protests took hold last year.
They were useless against water cannons. But they live on as symbols of resistance.
The pro-democracy protests enveloping Thailand are drawing in more monks in an unusual mix of religion and politics.
"Authorities everywhere need to listen. That’s why these protests are happening."
In normal times, the move may have gone unnoticed. But these are not normal times in Thailand.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-O-Cha's offer to lift an order that banned large gatherings did not quell the pro-democracy movement.
Pro-democracy demonstrators have defied bans on large gatherings as protests continue.