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Turbulent Thailand

Thai woman sentenced to 43 years in jail for lese-majeste

Longest-ever term sends ominous signal to pro-democracy protesters

BANGKOK -- The Bangkok Criminal Court sentenced a former civil servant to its longest-ever jail term of 43 years and six months on lese-majeste charges.

The sentence comes after more than 43 young protesters have faced similar charges in recent months.

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