Thai Court Sentences Journalist Suchanee Cloitre to Two Years in Jail for Defamation

On December 24, 2019, a court in Thailand’s central Lopburi province sentenced Suchanee, a former reporter with local news broadcaster Voice TV, to two years in prison over a 2016 tweet she posted while working at the broadcaster, according to news reports.

The tweet criticized Thammakaset, a local poultry farm, which was ordered by a court to pay compensation to workers for labor law violations, according to those reports and the journalist, who spoke to CPJ via phone.

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