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Hamster hero? How a Japanese cartoon became Thai youth protesters' symbol

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By Panu Wongcha-um

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The last time, it didn't end well...

(Thammasat University massacre)

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Good for the Thai youth. Rise up against the crooked military-led, anti-democratic regime. Reports are that Thailand is in a horrible state now.

Thai activists complain of harassment by authorities, saying that at least nine opposition figures living abroad have disappeared. Two were later found dead. 

Al Jazeera, August 4

Thailand is fast becoming a failed state under this crooked, murderous military govt along with the controversial new king.

All power to the youth of Thailand in their fight for democracy against a horrible regime!

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Why not choose a Thai historical hero or someone inspiring, but i guess it's much safer to choose a cartoon character than a real one

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It will take more than a hamster to tame the brutal Thai military. Militarism remains the cancer of Asian societies blocking the path to democracy and freedom. Can Covid be the cure?

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