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Featured articles from FORSEA contributors.


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THE INAUGURAL CONFERENCE OF FORSEA

Kuala Lumpur: On 16 and 17 February, 400 Southeast Asian activists and from 8 countries, spanning three generations, will convene in Kuala Lumpur for a democracy festival.

/ February 16, 2019
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DEMOCRACY IN ACTION: EXHIBITION & PERFORMANCES

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.

/ February 14, 2019
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CONFERENCE CELEBRATING DEMOCRACY IN MALAYSIA

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.

/ February 12, 2019

SOFT LAUNCH OF DEMOCRACY FEST

At the Soft Launch of Democracy Fest on February 8, 2019, 11 doves were released to symbolise the 11 countries that make up Southeast Asia.

/ February 8, 2019
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NEWS ON THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF FORSEA

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...

/ February 2, 2019
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POLITICISED THAI CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

บทบาททางการเมืองของศาลรัฐธรรมนูญ: อาจารย์ธีระ สุธีวรางกูล จากคณะนิติศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์

/ January 28, 2019
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ANOTHER ELECTION DELAY WOULD KILL THAILAND’S DEMOCRACY

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.

/ January 25, 2019
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VIDEO: PRAJAK KONGKIRATI on the THAI ELECTIONS 2019

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.

/ January 20, 2019
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OF KING, SEX, & ABDICATION

Sultan Mohammad V could have diffused the controversy if he had taken the path of another Constitutional Monarch, England’s King Edward VIII who abdicated in 1936 and walked into the horizon for “love.”

/ January 12, 2019

ORGANISING FOR FUTURE POLITICS IN SINGAPORE

In this digital age, dictators can no longer enjoy the monopoly of the tools of information dissemination, or rely on their controlled media to mould peoples’ thoughts.

/ December 31, 2018