Category: Featured

Featured articles from FORSEA contributors.


After Mussolini: The Second Coming of Fascism in Italy (?)

Watch live: FORSEA's Dialogue on Democratic Struggles Series with guest Michael Leonardi, author of "Introducing Georgia Meloni: How the US opened the door for Fascism's Return to Italy".

/ October 1, 2022

Survivors of Khmer Rouge Genocide and their Need for Mental Health Support

Watch live: FORSEA's Dialogue on Democratic Struggles Series with guest Farina So, Principal Deputy Director of the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) and author of "The Hijab of Cambodia: Memories of Cham Muslim Women after the Khmer Rouge".

/ September 29, 2022

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.

/ September 25, 2022

The Exceptionality of the Powerless and the Banality of Power: Japan’s Rohingya Community and the Japanese State

By imposing sanctions on Japanese businesses that associate with the criminal state of Myanmar, the U.S. and Europe can make Japan and its industries pay the price for the desires hidden behind their pretensions of peace and prosperity.

/ September 12, 2022

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.

/ September 5, 2022

The Tower of Polyphonic Babble

A poem by VINITA RAMANI, a freelance writer and editor. Vinita was born in India and has lived in Bahrain, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, Cambodia and the United States. She currently lives in Singapore.

/ August 4, 2022

မြန်မာပဋိပက္ခအတွက် အဆုံးသတ်လုပ်ငန်းစဥ်

အဓိကသက်ဆိုင်နေသူများအားလုံးက အားလုံးပါဝင်နိုင်မှု၊ မျှတတဲ့ဆွေးနွေးညှိနှိုင်းမှုနဲ့ ဒါကိုလိုက်နာ ဆောင်ရွက်ရမှာ ဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ သူတို့က လုံခြုံမှုနောက်ခံရှိတဲ့ စားပွဲတစ်ခုမှာထိုင်ပြီး မျှတပြီး ပွင့်လင်း မြင်သာတဲ့ လူသားချင်းစာနာတဲ့အထောက်အပံ့များ၊ အသွင်ကူးပြောင်းမှုအစီအမံများ၊ (အပစ်အခတ် ရပ်စဲရေး၊ တည်ငြိမ်းအေးချမ်းရေး၊ အသွင်ကူးပြောင်းရေး) တွေကို အကောင်အထည်ဖော်မယ့် အဖွဲ့ များ၊ ပြည်သူ့ အခြေခံဥပဒေနဲ့ အားလုံးက သဘောတူညီပြီး လွတ်လပ်တဲ့ ရွေးကောက်ပွဲ အပါအဝင် ကိစ္စရပ်များ၊ လုပ်ငန်းစဥ်များ မူဘောင်ကို အကောင်အထည်ဖော်နိုင်မယ့် နည်းလမ်းရှာဖွေရပါမယ်။

/ August 2, 2022

International Activists to Host an Online Event to Honour the Lives of the 4-Executed Myanmar Activists & Myanmar’s Spirit of Resistance

An international group of activists, scholars, musicians and singers have teamed up with Myanmar dissidents to host a 2-hour YouTube LIVE event on Saturday, 30 July, 2022.

/ July 28, 2022

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.

/ July 26, 2022

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.

/ July 11, 2022