CAMBODIA’S TONLE SAP LAKE UNDER THREAT

The worst drought season in a century, endless damming, ongoing climate change, and the harm of millions subsisting on a seasonal sea have all strained Tonle Sap to breaking.

/ August 20, 2019
Pavin Chachavalpongpun speak at East West Center Washington DC

ATTACK ON FORSEA BOARD MEMBER PAVIN CHACHAVALPONGPUN

The FORSEA Board is gravely concerned about the politically motivated attack on our colleague – FORSEA co-founder and Kyoto University professor Pavin Chachavalpongpun in his own bedroom in Kyoto a month ago.

/ August 6, 2019
Palm Oil Plantation Indonesia FORSEA

HOW DO TERRORISTS FUND THEIR ACTIVITIES? SOME DO IT LEGALLY

Not only are terrorist fund-raising methods changing, but the ways money is being used has also evolved. Vigilance to the changes in terrorist financing methods is needed.

/ August 1, 2019
FORSEA NURSYAHBANI KATJASUNGKANA

FORSEA’s NURSYAHBANI KATJASUNGKANA RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE from SOAS

SOAS, University of London, celebrates leading figures from the world of literature, law, journalism and finance, and honours human rights lawyer Nursyahbani Katjasungkana at this year’s graduation.

/ July 28, 2019
Asia's women politicians facing a backlash FORSEA

WHY ARE ASIA’s WOMEN POLITICIANS FACING a BACKLASH?

In East and Southeast Asia, women’s legislative presence is not met with an increase in women’s political engagement; in fact, it seems to trigger a backlash.

/ July 21, 2019
FORSEA-Hong-Kong-protests

HONG KONG on the BRINK AFTER CHAOTIC DAY OF PROTEST – ITS LEADERS NOW FACE HARD CHOICES

During the past month, Hong Kong has been rocked by protests on a scale unprecedented since anti-colonial demonstrations against British rule in 1967.

/ July 6, 2019

DENOUNCING SAVAGE ATTACK on THAI POLITICAL ACTIVIST, SIRAWITH “JA NEW” SERITIWAT

The attacks against Ja New add to a long list of violent acts against political activists in the past years. These political activists have been promoting democracy in the age of the military rule.

/ June 29, 2019

FORSEA OFFERS A VOICE OF SOLIDARITY to THE FREEDOM-LOVING PEOPLE OF HONG KONG

Based on our shared democratic values and concerns for China’s anti-democratic, anti-people and anti-Environment policies in Southeast Asia, FORSEA stands in solidarity with the freedom-loving people of Hong Kong.

/ June 14, 2019
Condemning the Return to Premiership of General Prayuth Chan-ocha Through a Manipulative Method

CONDEMNING the RETURN to PREMIERSHIP of GENERAL PRAYUTH CHAN-OCHA THROUGH a MANIPULATIVE METHOD

FORSEA absolutely condemns the political manipulation on the part of the junta, General Prayuth, the Thai Senate and the parties that lent their support for General Prayuth that led him to parliamentary victory.

/ June 8, 2019

POST-ELECTION BLUES in INDONESIA: IDENTITY POLITICS and HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

It is high time the human rights movement lives up to the foundational motto of the Indonesian state, unity in diversity. To influence in this rough political climate, they need to strengthen civil society –...

/ June 8, 2019