Student leaders is partly due to their lack of a "clear management structure." Therefore, "there is no plan for this student movement other than day-to-day demonstrations." Attis pointed out that the student movement should avoid making enemies among potential allies and engage with more diverse groups in a way that creates bonds, but that is exactly what this group of students is doing now. And what I agree with the author is that the student movement faces a challenge in front of it, and that is how to continue the struggle until the collapse of the.
Prayuth government, or how to raise its telemarketing list momentum enough to deter mass repression. Based on what we've seen in Ukraine and Serbia, Thailand is still in its early stages. In Ukraine, advocates of the 2005 Orange Revolution successfully mobilized a million demonstrators onto the streets of Kiev. In Serbia, the "Otpor" movement in 2000 gathered 800,000 demonstrators in Belgrade and overthrew Slobodan Milošević.
In both countries, activists and pro-democracy politicians have successfully negotiated and struck deals with mid-level and senior military leaders to avoid repression as more people take to the streets. By and large, successful resistance movements have used a combination of strength and lobbying to deter massive repression. This is an experience that Thailand can learn from, but we still have a long way to go.