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#MilkTeaAlliance πŸ§‹ 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 πŸ•ŠοΈ


#MilkTeaAlliance πŸ§‹ 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?

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References


ABS-CBN News, 'Milk Tea Alliance' pushes for democracy vs China's authoritarianism, (14 April 2021), available at: https://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/04/14/21/milk-tea-alliance-pushes-for-democracy-vs-chinas-authoritarianism


Heather Chen, Milk Tea Alliance: How A Meme Brought Activists From Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand Together, (18 August 2020), available at: https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3zkzb/milk-tea-alliance-how-a-meme-brought-activists-from-taiwan-hong-kong-and-thailand-together


Keoni Everington, Photo of the Day: Australia joins Milk Tea Alliance with Taiwan, (29 April 2020), available at: https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3925084


Reuters, Pro-Democracy Milk Tea Alliance Brews in Asia, (18 August 2020), available at: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2020-08-18/pro-democracy-milk-tea-alliance-brews-in-asia


Shui-Yin Sharon Yam, From Thailand to Belarus, Hong Kong’s spirit of resistance is nurturing grassroots protests elsewhere, (22 October 2020), available at: https://hongkongfp.com/2020/10/22/from-thailand-to-belarus-hong-kongs-spirit-of-resistance-is-nurturing-grassroots-protests-elsewhere/


Taran Deol, β€˜We conquer, we kill’: Taiwan cartoon showing Lord Rama slay Chinese dragon goes viral, (18 June 2020), available at: https://theprint.in/world/we-conquer-we-kill-taiwan-cartoon-showing-lord-rama-slay-chinese-dragon-goes-viral/443814/


Vijitra Duangdee, Asia’s #MilkTeaAlliance has a new target brewing – the generals behind the Myanmar coup, (4 February 2021), available at: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/3120526/asias-milkteaalliance-has-new-target-brewing-generals-behind

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