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Chiranuch Premchaiporn

Chiranuch is a renowned free speech advocate and the co-founder of the Thai online news site Prachatai (“Thai people”). She is also a founding member of Thai Netizen Network (TNN), a group of media activists, internet users, bloggers and IT academics who monitor violations of freedom of expression on the internet.Chiranuch, who has been subject to arrest and detention based on lese majeste accusations, has recevied international acclaim and support for her defense of freedom of expression in Thailand.