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The difficult path ahead for Thai pro-democracy protesters

Movement must recognize that their cause is a marathon, not a sprint

| Thailand
Pro-democracy leader Jatupat "Pai" Boonpattararaksa flashes the three-finger salute during a march from Kasetsart University earlier this month to demand the release of four protesters who were charged under Thailand's lese majeste law.   © Reuters

Panarat Anamwathana is a lecturer in economic history at Thammasat University in Bangkok.

"Let it end in our generation" is a popular slogan and hashtag that emerged among young protesters in Thailand.

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