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Former lese majeste cons pool efforts to end stigma

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Former prisoners jailed for lese majeste and crimes related to political unrest have set up a support network to deal with the social stigma of their criminal records. 

A key ring souvenir made for sale by inmates imprisoned for activities related to the 2010 political unrest.

A dozen lese majeste prisoners led by Thantawut Twewarodomgul and some 30 former prisoners convicted for political offences dating back to the red- and yellow-shirt clashes in 2008, have united under the Network of People Affected by Imprisonment in Political Conflicts After the Coup (NPAIPC).

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