Thai Students Arrested After Flashing 'Hunger Games' Salute

November 20, 2014 4:35 PM

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BANGKOK (AP) — Police detained three students Thursday at the opening of the latest "Hunger Games" movie in Thailand, where opponents of May's military coup have adopted the film's three-finger salute as a sign of defiance.

The military-imposed government has banned the gesture, which symbolizes rebellion against totalitarian rule in the film series. One cinema chain in Thailand's capital canceled all screenings of the movie ahead of its Thursday opening after a student group planned an anti-coup protest outside one of...

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