Thailand Jailed American

November 8, 2012 - 6:32 AM
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Joe Gordon, a Thai-born American, speaks to reporters upon his arrival at criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand. Gordon who spent more than a year in prison on charges of insulting Thailand’s king said Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 the country’s strict lese majeste law is holding back the country’s democratic development, and has vowed never to return until his motherland stops being so “thin-skinned” and allows full freedom of expression. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong, File)