American Sentenced for Defaming Thai Royals

Joe Gordon, 55, was sentenced to two and a half years in a Thai prison.
0:25 | 12/08/11

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Court in Thailand has said as a US citizen it would half years in prison for defaming that country's royal family. 55 year old Joseph Gordon a Thai born American from Colorado. Was charged with translating excerpts of a locally band biography of the king and then posting those online. US officials -- the punishment severe and violated its freedom of expression.

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