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Court sets Somyos verdict date

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The Criminal Court will deliver its verdict on Somyos Prueksakasemsuk's lese majeste case on Jan 23. 

The court set the verdict date yesterday after reading a Constitution Court ruling which dismissed a petition filed in May by Mr Somyos and a second lese majeste defendant against part of the Criminal Code under which they were charged.

The pair argued that Section 112 of the code, which covers lese majeste offences, violated their right to freedom of expression.

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