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'Hunger Games' salute leads to arrests of Thai protesters
'Hunger Games' salute leads to arrests of Thai protesters

Life is imitating art in Thailand, where muzzled opponents of the coup leaders who suspended democracy six months ago have embraced the three-finger salute of defiance from the "Hunger Games" movie series. Three more students who used the cinematic gesture of rebellion against tyranny were arrested at a Bangkok cinema's Thursday night showing of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," the latest film based on the dystopian trilogy by author Suzanne Collins. Gatherings of five or more people have been prohibited in Thailand since May 22, when then-army chief Prayuth Chan-Ocha deposed elected leaders in a move he said was necessary to restore order after months of...

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