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Criticizing the monarchy is a crime in Thailand yet protesters, especially young activists, continue to organize rallies calling for monarchy reforms.
"There is no more staying neutral, either you side with democracy or side with dictatorship that uses power unfairly."
The protest highlighted the abuses inflicted on students in several Bangkok schools
“Meeting the kids in this generation again, I don’t want them to be 74 and still having to come and sit like this again. I want it to end already.”
The plaque has this inscription: "People shall know, that this country belongs to the people, not the king as they lied."
An explainer about the ongoing youth-led protests in Thailand.
The youth-led protest actions in Thailand are not just happening in the capital Bangkok. Here's a report of a major rally in the country's northeast region.
“Paint can be washed out, but we can’t wash out injustice.”
"It’s time that change needs to happen. Right now, frankly, we’re not here for our own future, but for our child’s future."
From horticulture to Harry Potter cosplay, Thai students find creative ways to protest against repression
Students across Thailand have been organizing protests demanding “an end to the authorities’ harassment of citizens, the drafting of a new constitution, and the dissolution of parliament.”
The past two weeks saw several disturbing cases of arrests, convictions, and raids targeting human rights activists and journalists in Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
Protesters issued three demands related to democratic reforms and human rights protetion, and gave the government two weeks to respond.
Pro-democracy flash mob protests rocked Thailand in January and February. COVID-19 has shifted acts of resistance to cyberspace.
Stars who depend on China's lucrative market have to watch what they say. Ordinary netizens? Not so much.