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In Thailand, satire on Internet takes aim at all political colours

Published on Mar 5, 2014 1:02 PM

BANGKOK (AFP) - The duo in dark sunglasses rattle off scathing, witty barbs at breakneck speed: all sides of Thailand's political crisis are fair game on "Shallow News In Depth", a satirical show taking Thailand by storm.

But they pause their banter for a moment to reflect on the severity of the divisions that have seized the country.

"How many more times do we have to offer condolences?" asked presenterMr Winyu Wongsurawat, referring to the growing death toll from violent protests aimed at chasing Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office.

"When will you stop... hating one another and beating up one another...

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