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Thai Junta Unsure How to Treat Hunger Games Salute in Protest of Coup

Bangkok Post – The military’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is having a headache clarifying whether a person flashing the anti-coup three-finger sign, taken from the Hunger Games, is guilty, should be arrested and such gesture is doable.

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Thailand: Coup Leader Says No Elections to be Held for at Least One Year

BBC – The leader of Thailand’s military coup has said elections will not be held for more than a year, to allow time for political reconciliation and reform.

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Thai General Warns Protesters after Announcing Royal Endorsement

CNN – The general who seized control of Thailand in a coup last week said Monday that he has received royal endorsement to run the politically unstable country and warned of a potential crackdown on people protesting military rule.

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