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Anti-junta rap resonates with young Thais

'Aren't they afraid?' some wonder as group faces police pressure

The video for "Prathet Ku Mee," or "What My Country's Got," has racked up more than 46 million views on YouTube since its October release.

BANGKOK -- A rap video critical of Thailand's military government has won over millennials and rankled the authorities, with one line declaring, "You don't know what's happening in this ludicrous country."

The video for "Prathet Ku Mee," which translates to "What My Country's Got," features 10 male rappers questioning events under the regime with ironic flair. Surrounded by fist-pumping spectators, the rappers fire off other lines in Thai like, "Corruption's always safe for the rich," and "The poor have to die 'cause they don't have 30 baht health care."

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