Lese majesty

What is Lese majesty?

Lese majesty definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Law. a crime, especially high treason, committed against the sovereign power.an offense that violates the dignity of a ruler.

an attack on any custom, institution, belief, etc., held sacred or revered by numbers of people: Her speech against Mother’s Day was criticized as lese majesty.


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