Borders, Divisions and Mixed Migration: Complexity and Dynamics of Myanmar Migrants’ Lives in Chiang Rai, Thailand
It is not rivers or mountain ranges that divide people’s lives, but rather the system and the societies which fail to recognise migrants as human beings (equally entitled to fundamental human rights as host communities).
Former Political Prisoners from Japan and Myanmar share experiences of interrogation and imprisonment by the genocidal military
Toru Kobuta, the 27-year-old documentary filmmaker from Tokyo, and Ko Aung (57), founding member of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions All Burma Federation of Student Unions ((ABFSU), talked about their ordeals in the hands of Myanmar’s notorious military intelligence agents.
Decades of Torture, Imprisonment and Executions of Activists and Journalists: Myanmar’s Criminal Junta and the Resistance
FORSEA is resuming its Dialogue Series on Democratic Struggles on its YouTube Channel on Monday 25th September, 2023, with a LIVE discussion with the two former political prisoners.
"In the jargon of the United Nations circles, INGOs, and conventional academics, the term 'statelessness' obfuscates what is, in effect, state-organized, legally justified and popularly 'morally' sanctioned acts and processes of persecution of one or more marked and typically vulnerable human groups within the artificial 'national' borders."
ASEAN is correct in condemning the Myanmar junta for its sustained and systematic uses of violence against civilians. But Indonesia, as chair, should use its position to officially designate the Myanmar junta as a terrorist organization.