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."
Forsea co-founder to speak on how states & their inter-state system, make populations such as Rohingya "stateless": Hybrid Event, Monash University, Melbourne, 31 August, 2023
Maung Zarni will join an international group of distinguished human rights researchers and defenders including Rohingya refugee activists from India, Thailand and New Zealand.
A LIVE discussion with FORSEA co-founder Maung Zarni, 9 July 2023, 2300 GMT, shedding light on "national resistance" against the "Myanmar military junta's atrocious war against its own people".
Too Many Massacres, Too Little Prospect for Dialogue: A Sobering Voice from Eastern Myanmar’s War Zone
How feasible or realistic is the “inclusive dialogue” with Min Aung Hlaing’s coup regime? “The Burmese military has killed, tortured, maimed and displaced too many people for there to be any meaningful dialogue.” David Eubank, Founder and Leader, the Free Burma Rangers, 23/6/23,
‘ခုခံရေးလား-တော်လှန်ရေးလား’ Rebellion or Revolution?: A Fundamental Question for the Anti-Coup Myanmar Spring
This Burmese language essay by one of the most critical scholars of Myanmar is very timely, analytical and empirical.
A SHAPE international webinar co-sponsored by FORSEA: This webinar will explore the rising militarism in the Asia Pacific region and the threat it poses to regional and global security. The webinar will go beyond analysis. It will offer creative ideas on what can be done to avert a major disaster, moving the Asia-Pacific region from from confrontation to cooperative coexistence.