'This country has no freedom!': how Thailand's punks are railing against the junta

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Anger at repression is quelled under the military dictatorship – but the country’s punk scene is turning the protest volume back up again

“It’s been four years, motherfucker!” – this is how a group of Thai punks promoted their gig, earlier this month, marking the fourth anniversary of military rule in the country.

The provocative slogan, directed at junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha, helped the event’s Facebook page go viral, piquing the interest of pro-democracy activists and putting the small underground scene in the national spotlight.

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