WorldViews: Thai military may crack down on ‘Hunger Games’ protests

By Ishaan Tharoor, June 2, 2014

On Sunday, around 100 Thai protesters gathered at a big downtown mall in Bangkok and raised three-fingers in an act of dissent. The demonstrators were invoking the same salute used in "The Hunger Games," the fictional book series-turned-popular movie franchise set in a dystopian future in which youths from the realm's hinterlands are forced into blood combat to humor spectators in the imperial capital.

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