Common Core State Standard
RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

Thailand jails man for 50 years over insult -- 01/22/2024

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Q: A court in Thailand has sentenced a man to 50 years in prison over his Facebook posts that were ruled as insulting to the nation’s monarchy. It was the harshest penalty ever imposed under Thailand’s notorious lese-majesty law. Where is Thailand on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia?

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Q: Lese-majesty is the criminal defamation of a head of state – a king or president – or the state itself. Which of Thailand’s Indochina Peninsula neighbors jailed a noodle vendor for five years after he made fun of a government official?

A. Cambodia

B. Laos

C. Myanmar

D. Vietnam



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