Thai Woman’s Facebook Post Leads to Arrest

On March 29, Theerawan Charoensuk, a fifty-nine year-old Thai woman, was arrested after posting a photo on Facebook featuring a red bowl with New Year’s wishes from former prime ministers of Thailand. Charoensuk was charged with sedition under Thailand’s Criminal…

Qatari Poet Freed

On March 15, Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami was freed from prison following a stay that lasted nearly five years. He was imprisoned following an event during which he read a poem aloud to a crowd; someone filmed and posted it…