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#MilkTeaAlliance 🧋 What is it about?

#WhatsHappeningInThailand ✊ It has been over two years since the Thai pro-democracy movement took to the streets again. Since then, we've seen arrests, harassment and even deaths of young courageous people fighting for better, freer Thailand 🕊️

#MilkTeaAlliance 🧋 But we're not in this fight alone. People from all over Asia are saying no to authoritarianism and dictatorship and yes to democracy, human rights and equality: The Milk Tea Alliance.

How much do you know about the movement?

🎬 Watch our new video to learn more!

Learn more about the challenges the pro-democracy movement faces in Thailand

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ABS-CBN News, 'Milk Tea Alliance' pushes for democracy vs China's authoritarianism, (14 April 2021), available at:

Heather Chen, Milk Tea Alliance: How A Meme Brought Activists From Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand Together, (18 August 2020), available at:

Keoni Everington, Photo of the Day: Australia joins Milk Tea Alliance with Taiwan, (29 April 2020), available at:

Reuters, Pro-Democracy Milk Tea Alliance Brews in Asia, (18 August 2020), available at:

Shui-Yin Sharon Yam, From Thailand to Belarus, Hong Kong’s spirit of resistance is nurturing grassroots protests elsewhere, (22 October 2020), available at:

Taran Deol, ‘We conquer, we kill’: Taiwan cartoon showing Lord Rama slay Chinese dragon goes viral, (18 June 2020), available at:

Vijitra Duangdee, Asia’s #MilkTeaAlliance has a new target brewing – the generals behind the Myanmar coup, (4 February 2021), available at:


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