Bureaucratic Despair at the United Nations Human Rights Council, but Hope, Love and Strength amongst Myanmar’s Resistance Communities
Listen Mr. Human Rights Commissioner: Hope is NOT rare among us Myanmar revolutionaries and our supporters.
Myanmar Military’s Acts of Terrorism from the Sky & Savage Beheadings on the Ground
Under Min Aung Hlaing’s genocidal commandership, Myanmar Armed Forces are morphing into a terrorist organization in full view of the world at large. The question now for Myanmar – and the pro-democratic world – to ask themselves is a variation of Lenin’s “What needs to be done?”
Opening Remarks: Noam Chomsky
World Renowned Linguist and Principled Critic of US-led “Savage Capitalism” delivered his opening remarks during the 6-hrs-long FORSEA Public Event which took place on 17 November 2022.
In Bed with Two Genocidal Regimes in the ASEAN Region: The Case of Singapore, the “Switzerland of Southeast Asia”
Running a government is not like running a church, as the 6th President, the late S. R. Nathan, angrily shouted at me some 30 years ago. But running a state should not mean collaborating and profiting from the genocidal regimes in the backyard.
Western Myanmar as a Genocide Triangle: Myanmar’s Military-State, Separatist Rakhine Nationalists and Rohingya Genocide Victims
The increasingly vocal demand by the separatist Arakan Army (AA) for international recognition of it as a (quasi)-state actor with which the United Nations and foreign governments should do business with, needs to be checked against the dark record of the anti-Rohingya racism and criminal responsibility of its popular base, namely Rakhine nationalists, in the slow-burning genocide of Rohingyas since the late 1970's.
ASEAN under Cambodia’s Chair-ship Needs a New Muscular Strategy To Deal with Myanmar Dictator Min Aung Hlaing
ASEAN Defence Ministries could work out a Humanitarian Task Force, with Cambodia as a natural leader. The post-civil war Cambodian leadership of Prime Minister Hun Sen has decades of experience working with external actors, from UN to China. This proposal could be attractive to both China and other immediate neighbours.
The Execution of 4 Activists should Strengthen Myanmar People’s Resolve & Unite their Resistance against the Genocidal Military Junta
Their lost lives this weekend should unify us. Their barbaric executions should instil a much-needed ethos of camaraderie – which calls for basic respect, appreciation and mutual support. It is way past time that every Myanmar that wants to rid the country of the genocidal regime of Min Aung Hlaing unite. We must make sure that they did not die, in vain.
War is Not the Answer to Conflicts: Not in Ukraine Nor Elsewhere
In the FORSEA interview conducted in Kuala Lumpur on Friday 8 July, 2022, Dr Mahathir pointed out that Western powers invent “enemies”, holding up the Cold War as a concrete example.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing should drop the plan to execute 4-Myanmar activists: An Open Appeal
I am making an open appeal to your better self – both as a fellow Myanmar and a Buddhist – to reconsider your decision to proceed with the execution, by hanging, of 4 Myanmar activists who actively opposed your coup and were tried and found guilty under the country’s Anti-Terrorism Act.
Extend the Spirit of Partisans to Fight New Fascisms: Homophobia, Discrimination, Exclusion and Racism
For the first time since the end of the ethnic cleanings in 1992-95, the Bosnian human rights activists decided to explore the possibility of establishing international solidarity networks, linking their local activism with those value-based – anti-Fascist and pro-democratic – activists from other parts of the world.