Oliver Rudolf Jufer, 57, who had pleaded guilty to five counts of lese majeste, or insulting the monarchy, had faced a maximum sentence of 75 years in prison. TIME
Jufer was caught by surveillance cameras on Dec. 5 spray-painting black paint over five outdoor posters of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the northern city of Chiang Mai…
His shirt says, “Just got out from court. Chiang Mai Prison.“
I think it sends the appropriate message. While some may find it a bit harsh, it was a voluntary action, and disrespectful to a proud institution.
UPDATE: He was pardoned (and deported) by the generous King of Thailand.