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No, that’s not just a Swastika – Thailand’s Nazi Problem

“Hitler is my inspiration” No, that’s not me the weird German speaking, that’s a quote of one of my (3rd year, bachelor) students on instagram. And she’s not alone with that. Thailand has a Nazi problem. It’s not that lots of Aryan looking Thais (surprise) are running around with their right hand raised (well, some actually are) but more the fact that statements like the one made above are quite common here (and in other parts of Asia). Obviously I do understand that this picture shows a movie poster –…

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Thailand’s school children paint Hitler – say what?

This video made the rounds in Thai social media today. It was quickly removed after the outrage started so I’m quite certain that this copy that I included in this post will disapear soon as well. The story about the video: It’s a video that highlights the principles of the current Thai government and shows what children should learn at school (not commenting on that idea of propaganda movie here) and at around 0:54 you can see a Thai kid having finished a painting of Adolf Hitler. Yes. That Hitler….

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