King Bhumibol Adulyadej
The Death of Thailand's King Is Turning the Country's Fashion Industry Black
Within the Thai economy, the fashion industry has been heavily affected by the country's mourning ritual of wearing black clothing to honor the late king. Demand for black threads is so high that brands are suffering while street vendors are cashing in.
Thailand Keeps Arresting People for Insulting the King — and His Dog
Lèse majesté sentences have become harsher under military rule, with record sentences of up to 30 years being handed down by military courts.