Editor's jailing 'setback for human rights'
- Published: 24 Jan 2013 at 11.56
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The conviction and imprisonment of Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, former editor of the Voice of Taksin magazine, has not only undermined freedom of expression but is also a setback to human rights protection and promotion in Thailand, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay (Reuters file photo)
In Geneva, Ms Pillay expressed her deep concern in a statement Wednesday about the jsentencing of editor and prominent activist Somyot Prueksakasemsuk.
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