Thai police detain three students as ’Hunger Games’ screenings axed

November 20, 2014 9:58 AM

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BANGKOK: Thai police detained three university students at Bangkok cinemas on Thursday while at least two theatres in the junta-ruled nation cancelled opening screenings of "The Hunger Games".

A female student was escorted out of a cinema in a high-end mall in the capital after flashing the three-finger salute from the films -- an unofficial symbol of resistance against the army's May coup -- while police detained two other students, who did not appear to be protesting, outside a nearby c...

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