Category: Events

News on past and upcoming FORSEA events.


Gregory Stanton on the Mainstreaming of Slobodan Milošević ‘s Euphemism “Ethnic Cleansing” in Cases of Genocide

In Stanton’s expert opinion, no prosecutor can charge anyone for committing “ethnic cleansing” as it is not a crime under international law. The term is a license for impunity.

/ August 30, 2021

FORSEA Co-Founder & Burmese scholar-activist Maung Zarni to speak at Auschwitz International Conference on Exclusion 7 – 8 July

The international debate is an opportunity to emphasize the role that Auschwitz and other museums and memorial sites play in educational process because the history of Auschwitz is not only a sequence of historical events, but above all it is a universal experience passed on to us by the Witnesses.

/ July 7, 2021

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles in Asia: The Sordid Case of Australia

Join the FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles in Asia for a discussion on the Inhumanity Against Refugees in the Name of Border Control: The Sordid Case of Australia.

/ April 28, 2021

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles across Asia

WATCH LIVE: ASEAN Summit On Myanmar Crisis: A Post Mortem Discussion.

/ April 23, 2021

FORSEA Co-organises an Online Music Fest to Aid Thai Protesters

M.O.B., standing for “Melody of Bravery”, is a congregation of Thai singers that sing for public donation. The initiative behind M.O.B. stems from the fact that human rights organisations in Thailand, in their attempt to offer different types of legal support for those arrested, are in urgent financial need.

/ April 2, 2021

Myanmar’s Coup Crushed the BIG LIE of Democratic Transition under Aung San Suu Kyi

The Dialogue on Democratic Struggles Across Southeast Asia will shed light on how Myanmar’s Big Lie – democratic transition / “fragile democracy" – has gained currency worldwide over the last 10 years since Myanmar military rolled out its constitutional government lead by ex-general Thein Sein in 2010.

/ February 1, 2021

China’s Debt Trap Diplomacy: Is ASEAN a Victim?

Is the China debt-trap diplomacy real in the form of a calculated move by China to seize strategic assets to further its geopolitical ambitions as an emerging superpower? Or is a misuse of language to describe a common phenomenon depicting the need and greed of financially incompetent borrowers?

/ January 4, 2021

A Conversation: What is Happening in Thailand Now?

In this webinar, we shall discuss the Thai students’ movement history and involvement in the protests, and the merits and demerits of their three main demands. We shall also reflect on whether this phenomenon could spread to other monarchical countries around the region.

/ November 15, 2020

A FORSEA-led Seminar on the Future of Rakhine

Much-awaited online seminar, 16 July 2020, on “What Future for Rakhine?: End Games for the Arakanese (Rakhine, Rohingyas and Other Co-habitants)”.

/ July 13, 2020

Maung Zarni Addresses Online Forum as the Republic of Korea Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of its May 18 Democratisation Movement

S. Korea appears a rare success story, resulting in the establishment of UNESCO-recognised May 18 Democratisation Movement and Human Rights World Heritage Museum in Gwanju.

/ May 27, 2020