Thailand blocks site for video of princess topless

Thailand blocks site for video of princess topless
File photo of Thailand's Crown Prince and his wife, former Princess Srirasm.

Thailand's military junta has blocked the UK's MailOnline after the site revealed a video of Thailand's Crown Prince and his wife, Princess Srirasmi, partying.

The video appears to show the allegedly topless princess, a former waitress, in a tiny G-string as she feeds her pet dog cake to celebrate its birthday.

The event was shot at the Thai Royal Palace in Bangkok, reported The Daily Mail.

The video emerged as Thailand was being rocked by the military coup.

It is thought publishing the video has breached lèse-majesté laws, which hands down long jail terms to anyone deemed to have insulted the king, queen, heir or regent. The country's new military junta that took power last week is thought to be keen to enforce such laws strictly.

General Prayut Chan-O-Cha, who was on Monday given royal endorsement to govern the country, has swept through orders including curbing media freedoms and banning political gatherings of more than five people, reported AFP.

One user on a Thai visa forum said on the latest move to block the MailOnline: "The site is blocked due to military coup. That's the info that comes up when trying to access the site. Was accessible a few hours ago."

Another asked: "How far will censorship under the coup go?"

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