Acts of State Terrorism by Tatmadaw, Myanmar Armed Forces under Min Aung Hlaing
FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles Series hosts a conversation with David Eubank, a humanitarian & former US Army Special Forces and Ranger officer, & Founder and Leader of the Free Burma Rangers, which conducts relief, advocacy, leadership development and unity missions among the people of Burma.
A Conversation with David Eubank, a humanitarian & former US Army Special Forces and Ranger officer, Founder and Leader of the Free Burma Rangers, a service movement in the war zones of Burma, Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Sudan and Afghanistan/Tajikistan.
Monday 6th March
8 am, US Eastern | 1 pm GMT | 7:30 pm, Yangon | 8 pm, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Jakarta and Manila | 9 pm Kuala Lumpur
The commander-in-chief of Myanmar Armed Forces Min Aung Hlaing bears “the command responsibility” for the army troops’ savage beheadings of democratic resistance fighters on the ground, ordering hundreds of air strikes targeting specifically war-fleeing internal refugees, scorch-earthing entire villages and towns, and overseeing a fully-fledged genocide of Rohingya people.
BIO: David Eubank was born in Texas and grew up as the son of Christian missionaries in Thailand before attending Texas A&M University and being commissioned as an officer in the US Army. He is a former U.S. Army Special Forces and Ranger officer, is the founder and leader of the Free Burma Rangers (FBR), a humanitarian service movement for oppressed ethnic minorities of all races and religions in the Burma, Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Sudan and Afghanistan/Tajikistan war zones. FBR teams are comprised of men and women of different ethnicities and faiths that are united for freedom by the bond of love and service, all are welcome.
Since 1997, FBR has trained over 250 multi-ethnic relief teams and there are 71 full time teams active in the Arakan, Chin, Kachin, Karen, Karenni, Kayan, Lahu, Mon, Naga, Pa-Oh, Shan and Ta’ang areas of Burma. The teams have conducted over 800 humanitarian missions of 1-2 months into the war zones of Burma. On average around 1000 patients are treated per mission with 2,000 more people helped in some way. The teams have treated over 500,000 patients and helped over 1,100,000 people.