This video from Thailand says about itself:
17 October 2016
Thai woman made to kneel before king’s portrait over royal insult
Translated from Dutch NOS TV:
She was arrested immediately and afterwards a mob of angry [monarchists] went to the police station on the island Koh Samui. The woman had to prostrate herself in public before a photo of the king, while the crowd screamed abuse at her. She will be prosecuted for lèse majesté.
A conviction for lèse majesté may mean fifteen years in jail in Thailand.
An award-winning Thai film director has told the BBC he does not want his latest film shown in Thailand as he would be required to self-censor: here.
A cleaning lady in Thailand is being charged by the government for posting the words “I see” on Facebook. She is accused of insulting the monarchy – a charge that can lead to jail sentences of up to 15 years. However, she says she is being punished because her son is an activist, as the BBC’s Jonathan Head reports: here.
After the announcement of the King’s death Thursday evening, all television channels including foreign networks such as the BBC were replaced with government-produced footage eulogizing the king. BBC correspondent Jonathan Head confirmed their coverage about Thailand had been blocked in the country several times ever since. “Whenever reporting on Thailand comes up our transmissions are blocked. Just now when I was reporting live,” Head told Khaosod English Sunday: here.
The autocratic record of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej: here.