Category: Featured

Featured articles from FORSEA contributors.

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


ကိုလိုနီခေတ် လို့ပြောလိုက်ရင် ဟိုးအဘိုးအဘွားခေတ်က အခြေအနေ၊ အဖြူအမည်းဓာတ်ပုံတွေကို တန်းမြင်ယောင်ကြလိမ့်မယ်ထင်တယ်။ တနည်းအားဖြင့် နယ်ချဲ့တဲ့ခေတ်၊ ကိုလိုနီခေတ်ဟာ ဟိုးအရင်တုန်းက ကိစ္စတွေ၊ ယခုခေတ်နဲ့ သိပ်မဆက်စပ်တော့တဲ့အရာများလို့လည်း တွေးကောင်းတွေးမိကြပါလိမ့်မယ်။ ကျမအတွက်တော့ ကိုလိုနီခေတ်ဆိုတာ အချိန်အခါ (era) ထက်စာရင် စိတ်ဓာတ် (mindset) ကိုရည်ရွယ်တာဆိုရင်ပိုမှန်ပါလိမ့်မယ်။

/ July 1, 2022

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles Series: “No human is “illegal”

Against the backdrop of the prevailing global paradigm which illegalizes HUMAN BEINGS unless they have formal membership of a “states” - itself a largely fictional concept, FORSEA is hosting a radical dialogue with Dr Sindhuja Sankaran, a social psychologist and the founder and managing director of Rethinking Refugees.

/ June 25, 2022

Opinion: Is Neocolonial Education a Solution to “Military Slave Education”?

As educators continue to contribute to Myanmar's Spring Revolution, it is vital to keep asking ourselves: Could the white supremacist neocolonial education really be a solution to the military slave education and other internal oppressive structures in Myanmar society?

/ June 22, 2022

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.

/ June 10, 2022

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.

/ May 9, 2022

Invasions, International Law and Global Responses: From colonial Britain and white-settlerist USA to Maoist China and Putin’s Russia

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles, May 4th, 2022, a veteran of US Navy and retired dean of Sydney's Macquarie University Law School speaks to FORSEA.

/ May 4, 2022

Democracy in France 2022: Conversation with Sorbonne Constitutional Scholar and Leftist Intellectual Marie Gren

In the fascinating 60-minutes discussion, Professor Gren touched on various aspects of contemporary democracy in France, ranging from the sordid state of the Left and its “caviar socialists” and the increasing acceptability and mainstreaming of Far Right ideologies which Le Pen personifies, to the economic hardships that inflict immense pains on the great majority of the French public.

/ April 29, 2022