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Sep 20 2020



"Thai artists and art students are on the frontline of their country’s swelling pro-democracy movement, calling for reforms of Thailand’s military-backed government, and breaking both taboo and national law to criticise the nation’s monarchy. The near-daily flash mobs numbering in the thousands, mostly of middle school students waving white ribbons and holding up a three-finger salute from the film The Hunger Games, reached a crescendo on 19 and 20 September, when upwards of 100,000 people of all ages turned out on the anniversary of the 2006 military coup deposing the populist prime minister Thaksin Shinawatr"-Lisa Movius

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