Thai Junta to re-edit core values school film featuring boy painting Hitler

The scene from a Thai propaganda film showing a young schoolboy proudly painting a picture of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler while his classmate applauds his efforts enthusiastically

A propaganda film commissioned by Thailand’s military regime was supposed to promote the ’12 core values’ all Thai youths must learn.

But there was one scene the junta has had trouble explaining: a grinning schoolboy painting an image of Adolf Hitler while his smiling classmate applauds.

The video, screened before films in major cinemas since Saturday, has been met with ridicule on social media and condemned by the Israeli Embassy in Bangkok…

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  • tom_billesley

    Thailand suffered no penalty at the end of WW2 for having allied itself with the axis powers.