“We couldn’t do what we had planned. All of the street corners out there were occupied by a bunch of police,” said a candidate
Rights groups say the arrests are part of a larger crackdown against pro-democracy activists.
After Facebook Blocked a Group Critical of the Thai Monarchy, Its Activist Creator Said He Was 'Not Surprised'
"You have a certain responsibility as the largest social media platform in the world to protect your space for freedom of expression.”
The Hong Kong activist said the resurgence of youth-led pro-democracy movements across Asia have "common goals, beliefs in solidarity and unity as well as similar shared experiences dealing with government oppression."
Rappers Dechathorn Bamrungmuang and Thanayut Na Ayutthaya are facing sedition charges as pro-democracy protests in Thailand continue to rage.
A mutual love for popular Asian tea drinks has brought pro-democracy activists together.
Protests in the country are intensifying as Sunday's rally drew at least 10,000 people.
Netizens showed support for the vocal pro-democracy 23-year-old after she was arrested under Hong Kong's national security law.
A new youth-led protest movement is emerging in Thailand in a push back against the military-backed government.
Human Rights Watch China director Sophie Richardson told VICE News that the charges reflect a “growing intolerance for peaceful assembly and expression.”
Hong Kong University Just Fired A Democracy Activist, Raising Fears of Diminishing Academic Freedoms
“It’s the end of academic freedom in Hong Kong,” said Benny Tai on his dismissal from the prestigious local university.