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Thailand cracking down on coup protesters using 'Hunger Games' salute
Thailand cracking down on coup protesters using 'Hunger Games' salute

Thailand's military-installed leaders are cracking down on protesters who have adopted "The Hunger Games" three-finger salute in defiance of totalitarian rule. On Wednesday, police arrested five university students in the northeastern region of Khon Kaen after they flashed the symbol of rebellion against tyranny during a speech by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the former military chief of staff who deposed elected government leaders in May and suspended democracy. A major Thai cinema chain in Bangkok, Apex, was forced to cancel Thursday's premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," to prevent the latest film in the series based on author Suzanne...

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