THAILAND/DIGITAL ACTIVISM – #WhatsHappeningInThailand: the power dynamics of Thailand’s digital activism (Elise Thomas, Tracy Beattie and Albert Zhang, ASPI)

Thailand’s political discourse throughout the past decade has increasingly been shaped and amplified by social media and digital activism. The most recent wave of political activism this year saw the emergence of a countrywide youth-led democracy movement against the military-dominated coalition, as well as a nationalist counter-protest movement in support of the establishment.