Thailand protests

Posts target Thai activists on hunger strike with miscaptioned photo of two other women

Published on 03/03/2023 at 10:22

False Facebook posts have repeatedly shared a photo with the claim it shows two Thai protesters looking healthy despite being on hunger strike for the abolition of the kingdom's tough royal insult laws. But the photo actually shows two different women -- not youth activists Tantawan "Tawan" Tuatulanon and Orawan "Bam" Phupong whose deteriorating health had been acknowledged by a Thai court.