Category: Featured

Featured articles from FORSEA contributors.


Myanmar NUG and Ethnic Revolutionary Organizations need to walk their talk of gender – and ethnic – equality

The adviser to the Karen National Union, Naw May Oo Mutraw, critically challenges the simplistic portrayal of, and self-serving perception, regarding the all-too-obvious exclusively male revolutionary leadership of Myanmar resistance organizations.

/ March 29, 2024

The Chiang Mai-Meeting of 7 Myanmar Ceasefire Groups: Why Now? What Outcomes?

The 7 Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Signatory groups, practically on the fringe of Myanmar’s Civil War met in Chiang Mai (17-18 March) to actually preserve Self-interests while, in effect, throwing a shred of domestic legitimacy, if that, to the junta.

/ March 20, 2024

On St Patrick’s Day, Mairead Maguire led public condemnation of the Irish American President Joe Biden’s genocidal role in Gaza

Quoting St Patrick of the 3rd Century AD who preached, “in Christ, there is no killing”, the Northern Irish peace activist and co-founder of the Peace People grassroots movement delivered a scathing indictment of non-stop killings over centuries by the “allegedly Christian" West.

/ March 18, 2024

“America? I love the republic, but I hate the Empire”: A Personal Tribute to Johan Galtung (24 Oct. 1930 – 17 Feb. 2024), the Man for Just Peace

Galtung made unparalleled intellectual and practical contributions to the advancement of our understanding of peace, its social objectives and the conditions for peace, in terms of our global understanding of such an elusive goal.

/ March 4, 2024

Burma undergoes quasi-Balkanization and the embattled junta resorts to mass conscription

No Burmese in their right minds have bought into the spin “service to the nation” from the junta leadership. Reportedly, young men and women are frantically finding ways to exit the country.

/ February 23, 2024

The Arakan Army and a “Divided Myanmar”

The spectre of a divided Myanmar is often raised, both out of a genuine fear of the consequences for everyday people or the admitted complications it would raise for international security or out of a less scrupulous desire to maintain the status quo or to challenge it out of self-interest.

/ February 13, 2024

Gayatri Chakraborty Spivak on Israel

Drawing on one of the world’s most influential anti-colonial scholars and revolutionaries, Frantz Fanon, Professor Spivak speaks on the root cause of the unceasing waves of violence against and by Israel when she points out that the violence by the colonizer/oppressor violence generates violence by the colonized/oppressed. To end this, the colonial conditions must first end.

/ February 9, 2024

A Global Rally Against US-led De-funding of Palestinian Aid Agency UNRWA: Pre-recorded Messages of Protest

This compilation of pre-recorded messages of solidarity with Palestinian people follows the stand-alone recording by the world-renowned feminist scholar and black revolutionary thinker Angela Davis of the University of California at Santa Cruz.  

/ February 7, 2024

Angela Davis’s special message of solidarity

A global YouTube rally in protest of the defunding UN Aid to Palestinian people.

/ February 3, 2024