Demonstrators march to The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters Demonstrators march to The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
Demonstrators march to The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
Supalak Ganjanakhundee
Opinion

Opinion

Supalak Ganjanakhundee

Thai protests: a 1932 revolution for the social media generation

  • The youth-led protests of today have revived a message from nine decades ago – ordinary people, not the establishment, are the country’s rightful owners
  • But protesters are using the wonders of modern media to get this message across, while royalists rely on the same old traditional smear tactics

Demonstrators march to The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters Demonstrators march to The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
Demonstrators march to The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
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