Category: Featured

Featured articles from FORSEA contributors.


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FORSEA’s VIEW: MALAYSIA AS A BEACON FOR CHANGE

"The most important things that Tun Mahathir brought about through the victory is this positiveness and aspiration for a freer Society"

/ December 8, 2018

THE 2018 ANTI-ICERD RALLY IN MALAYSIA: FLASHBACK TO LONDON IN 1936

The December 8, 2018 anti-ICERD rally in Malaysia reminds one of the 1936 Battle of Cable Street in London. Both show the racialist character of protesters and the threat of violence.

/ December 8, 2018
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THE RETURN OF ROYAL ABSOLUTISM UNDER THAILAND’S KING VAJIRALONGKORN

After the long authoritative reign of Bhumibol, some would have hoped that the new monarch would be more open, liberal even. Yet, they were wrong.

/ December 7, 2018
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MYANMAR, BUILDING (wrong word?) A NATION WITHOUT A CONSCIENCE

Many believe a country built without tenets of a strong moral foundation – the respect of human dignity - is a place unworthy. Does Aung San Suu Kyi's poisoned chalice hold two conflicting choices –...

/ November 30, 2018
About-FORSEA

ABOUT US

We are Southeast Asian democrats and rights campaigners committed to making our region fair, just and democratic.

/ November 7, 2018
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CHARTERS

The FORSEA Board Members share a firm commitment to promote a democratic ethos among the future generations across Southeast Asia. Read more in the FORSEA Charter.

/ November 7, 2018
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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.

/ November 6, 2018

INTERVIEW WITH NOAM CHOMSKY

In this rare video interview, Professor Noam Chomsky, speaks on the political situation in Thailand, the monarchy, the military in politics, and the draconian lèse-majesté law in the country.

/ November 6, 2018
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THE SECOND FORSEA RETREAT

The second FORSEA gathering will be held at the historic city of Bandung, Indonesia, which was host of the historic Bandung conference in 1955.

/ November 6, 2018
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THE INAUGURAL FORSEA RETREAT

The first FORSEA retreat took place in Paris in July 2018. Activists, intellectuals and creatives gathered to discuss how to weaken dictatorships in Southeast Asia.

/ November 1, 2018