Hunger Games screenings cancelled in Thailand

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A cinema chain in Thailand’s capital has cancelled all screenings of the latest The Hunger Games movie after a student group planned a protest at a theatre against the country’s military coup. Activists said Wednesday that police pressured the theatres to halt the showings.

Opponents of the May military coup have adopted a three-finger salute from the movie series as a sign of defiance. The military-imposed government has banned the gesture, which symbolizes rebellion against totalitarian rule in the film series.

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