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LM convict's mum wants him bailed

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The mother of a lese majeste detainee has pleaded for him to be released on bail on the eve of Mother's Day (Aug 12), saying denials have "crippled" his son's basic rights. 

Taem (last name withheld), 68, from Bueng Kan province, was given an hour-long meeting with her son Suraphak, 40, thanks to the "Hugging Day" concept conceived for Mother's Day.

The Corrections Department has allowed mothers of all prisoners and detainees who have registered before the end of last month, to meet their sons from Aug 2 to 10 and from Aug 14 to 20.

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