All the news and updates from the morning session of the inaugural conference of FORSEA: Democracy Fest 2019, Kuala Lumpur
The meaning of ART FOR ALL is something that's not merely to be enjoyed for its aesthetic beauty alone, but the messages conveyed, the very foundation of the works, can act as a guide towards the betterment of society.
Three generations of rights activists, democrats and artists from across Southeast Asia to gather in Kuala Lumpur, February 13 to 17, 2019, to celebrate Malaysia’s democratic revival and promote democracy and human rights for all.
On February 16, 2019 at FORSEA’s official launch in Kuala Lumpur, we will welcome the reformist Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad as keynote speaker, and there will be pre-recorded remarks on democracy, human rights and international politics by Noam Chomsky.
One hopes that elections will actually be held this time around. Failure by the government to keep to the recently announced date could lead to political instability.
In a FORSEA exclusive, Dr Prajak Kongkirati from Bangkok's Thammasat University, speaks about Thailand's military government and its inherent distain of the democratic process as upcoming polls loom for the country.