On February 16, 2019 at FORSEA’s official launch in Kuala Lumpur, we will welcome the reformist Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad as keynote speaker, and there will be pre-recorded remarks on democracy, human rights and international politics by Noam Chomsky.
Sultan Mohammad V could have diffused the controversy if he had taken the path of another Constitutional Monarch, England’s King Edward VIII who abdicated in 1936 and walked into the horizon for “love.”
The meeting takes place to plan for the official launch of FORSEA which will be marked by a grand conference on February 16, 2019, taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
"The most important things that Tun Mahathir brought about through the victory is this positiveness and aspiration for a freer Society"
In Protest of China’s detention of 1 million Uyghurs in Xinjing, Dr Maung Zarni elects to cancel speech at the 5th Global China Dialogue on Governance for Global Justice.
As members of the Managing Board of FORSEA, Southeast Asian democrats and rights campaigners, we are committed to making our region just, fair, democratic and ecologically conscious.
The FORSEA Board Members share a firm commitment to promote a democratic ethos among the future generations across Southeast Asia. Read more in the FORSEA Charter.
On February 16, 2019, at FORSEA'S official launch in Kuala Lumpur, we will welcome the reformist Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad as keynote speaker.
In this rare video interview, Professor Noam Chomsky, speaks on the political situation in Thailand, the monarchy, the military in politics, and the draconian lèse-majesté law in the country.
The second FORSEA gathering will be held at the historic city of Bandung, Indonesia, which was host of the historic Bandung conference in 1955.