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Thailand Bans 'Rude' Opinions Ahead of Crucial Referendum

From the question of Britain's place in Europe to the choice of New Zealand's flag, referendums worldwide are usually preceded by unbridled debate. Not so under Thailand's junta. Many Thais are chafing under strict new regulations governing discussion ahead of an Aug. 7 referendum on a military-backed constitution.  The junta that seized power in a May 2014 coup has already threatened to jail anyone campaigning for or against...

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