Milk Tea Alliance: Thai and Hong Kong activists on fight for democracy

In recent months, Thailand has seen waves of youth-led protests looking very much like the ones seen in Hong Kong in 2019.

From hand signals to flashmobs, Thai pro-democracy activists are deploying tactics learnt from Hong Kong demonstrations. Meanwhile, Hong Kongers are organising online campaigns to support and boost awareness of the Thai protests.

They are part of a unique Asian youth movement called the Milk Tea Alliance, which also includes Taiwanese supporters.

Two prominent protesters - Joshua Wong from Hong Kong and Akkarasorn Opilan from Thailand - tell us how both sides are helping each other, and what this generation of Asian youth activists hopes to achieve.

Video by Tessa Wong. Additional footage by Nik Millard.

BBC News