These offenses range from wearing red, which is the color of followers of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as well as his sister Yingluck who was elected in 2011; to flashing the three-finger salute
that figures in the movie franchise The Hunger Games that has come to be associated with rebellion; to reading George Orwell's novel 1984.
Pro-democracy lawmakers and media magnate Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, sat near the People's Liberation Army base and adopted the three-finger salute
used in the film Hunger Games against totalitarian rule.
While on the run he urged followers to stage peaceful public demonstrations, flashing the three-finger salute
from "The Hunger Games" films that has become a symbol of defiance against the junta.
Protests linger, including the three-finger salute
imitated from the Hollywood movie "The Hunger Games." Australia has barred junta leaders from travel, the United States abandoned a military deal with Thailand, and the United Nations encouraged the military government to end censorship; nevertheless, the Thai Junta tries to encourage favorable perceptions of the coup and remains adamant that the soldiers are friends of the public.
Reader Helen Donnell, CPA, CMA, of Orlando, Florida, suggests a much better way to close down interfering programs: Use the infamous "three-finger salute
" (Ctrl+Alt+ Delete).
Andy Cole gave a three-finger salute
to his critics with a brilliant treble in United's savaging of poor Barnsley.
New emojis: The three-finger salute
invented and popularised by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.