Protecting Public Protest: The case of SLAPP Lawsuit
SLAPP cases in Thailand are typically employed by government officials and the private sector utilising both civil and criminal cases. Criminal defamation can result in punishment of 2 years imprisonment and a 100,000 baht fine. Sedition cases caring a punishment of 6 years imprisonment and a 200,000 baht fine. Other SLAPP charges including disrupting public order, trespassing, falsifying information and perjury have also has been used.