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"Don’t even think about me stopping. I won’t. No matter what happens. I’ll continue. Continue to file complaints. To report 112 violations."

Since the pro-democracy protests of 2020, the call for monarchy reform and the repeal of the royal defamation law were followed by unprecedented discussions on the role of the monarchy, as well as the rise in number of prosecution under the royal defamation law.

Emerged during this time were ultra-royalist groups who have been filing royal defamation complaints against pro-democracy activists and netizens. They are often seen as laughing stocks, but they have made some wave with their campaigns.

However, the number of these groups' supporters seem greatly reduced from past royalist movements, raising the question of whether royalism is still strong in Thailand and where the country is heading. Prachatai explores the current royalism movement in a new documentary "We love the King: The far-right in the age of three-finger salutes"

this version of video with English subtitles was translated from the one published on 11 July 2023

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