One of the first things that came to my mind after learning about the death of Ah Kong was the condition of Da Torpedo.
Ah Kong, whose real name is Ampon Tangnoppakul, and Daranee Charnchoensilpakul, better known as Da Torpedo, were both jailed for lese majeste offences.
Ampon was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for sending text messages deemed insulting to the monarchy. Daranee is serving a 15-year jail term for her lese majeste speeches at a red shirt rally.
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