Uproar amongst Thais on Twitter after social media assaults on Isaan folks

Instantly “Twittersphere” is in an uproar after a bunch of users on the social media platform Clubhouse began a derogatory dialog about people from Isaan. This dialogue gained attention after so many disparaging comments had been made that the hashtag #ClubhouseToxic began trending on Twitter.
The Clubhouse users allegedly listed the unfavorable stereotypes of these native to Isaan, corresponding to teenage pregnancies and darkish skin, amongst other discriminatory feedback. Famous Thai pop star and member of the K-pop band Blackpink, Lalisa Manoban, was additionally referenced when a person commented “If Isaan is that great, Lisa would’ve come home. Lisa dwelling there (South Korea) is significantly better than residing in Isaan.”
One of the primary contributors to the thread has publicly apologised, but the anger on the web has not dissipated. In response, many online have been using Twitter and other social media to specific their delight in being from Isaan.
The Isaan Record, a paper featuring the news and issues of the area, tweeted…
“The Clubhouse group insulting Isaan people and turning into #ClubhouseToxic displays people’s lack of understanding of variations and that people nonetheless look down on others.”
Another user tweeted online…
“As an Isaan native, I don’t how you have been raised to make you assume this fashion. I’ve been raised pretty properly, my family taught me to have good manners, to be respectful of others and never to discriminate in opposition to other folks. What about you? Has anybody ever taught you that? #ClubhouseToxic”
Independent tutorial Kittitouch Chaiprasith posted on Facebook to clarify how discrimination against Isaan natives is not a new phenomenon, and usually is representative of some political agenda at play..

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