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Anti-government protest leaders face charges of lese-majeste

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Bangkok, Nov 30 (EFE / EPA) .- (Camera: Rungroj Yongrit) Five of the leaders of the pro-democracy protests in Thailand were informed on Monday that they stand accused of lese-majesty, which carries penalties of up to 15 years in prison for criticizing the royal family.FOOTAGE OF THE LEADERS AT A POLICE STATION.

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