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Thailand: Man's death stirs calls for change in royal insult law

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Thailand: Man's death stirs calls for change in royal insult law

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Protesters in Thailand have staged a religious ceremony beside the body of a cancer victim who died in jail after being given 20 years for insulting the Royal Family.

Nicknamed Uncle SMS, Amphon Tangnoppaku, 62, denied defaming the queen in text messages.

Demonstrators want reform of a law known as Article 112.