Category: Multimedia

All things ‘multimedia’ from FORSEA.


The plight of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia

"It's from the frying pan of wars and genocide at home, into the flaming fire of an off-shore refugee-prison complex in Australia". FORSEA hosted a virtual in-depth discussion on how a democratic state such as Australia has adopted and institutionalized an anti-refugee policy since around 2001.

/ April 30, 2021

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles in Asia: The Sordid Case of Australia

Join the FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles in Asia for a discussion on the Inhumanity Against Refugees in the Name of Border Control: The Sordid Case of Australia.

/ April 28, 2021
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Interview with Maung Zarni on Violence in Myanmar and Being a Scholar-Activist

Burmese scholar-activist Maung Zarni discusses the relationship between scholarship, activism, and truth-telling; his childhood in Burma and his formative influences among other topics.

/ April 26, 2021

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles across Asia

WATCH LIVE: ASEAN Summit On Myanmar Crisis: A Post Mortem Discussion.

/ April 23, 2021

FORSEA co-founder Dr Maung Zarni shares his expert view of the Burmese military

Zarni argues that contrary to the view of western journalists and Burma experts, which promotes the empirically false conception of the Tatmadaw as "the glue" that keeps the country's ethnic groups together, the Tatmadaw has been the single most divisive and destablising institution in the diverse ethnic nations that formed a voluntary Union of Burma in the last days of the British rule post-WWII.

/ April 21, 2021

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles across Southeast Asia: A Natural Alliance between Thai and Myanmar Democratic Struggles

Dissidents and leading scholars of Thailand and Myanmar, Pavin Chachavpongpun and Muang Zarni, will reflect on the emerging alliance between the two democratic movements in their respective countries and their determination to end the two militaries' usurpation of state power.

/ March 25, 2021

Myanmar Military vs Women’s Underwear: Poem by Putu Oka Sukanta

Putu Oka Sukanta, a well known literary figure in Indonesia, dedicates a poem to the people of Myanmar who are struggling for democracy and human rights. The work is presented in English – translated by Gulah Wandita – and its original Bahasa Indonesia.

/ March 13, 2021

Thai and Myanmar Militaries: Both Locked their Nations into Cycles of Nation-Destroying Coups

In their one-hour discussion, Pavin Chachavalpongpun and Maung Zarni, the Thai and Burmese exiles who co-founded FORSEA, draw lessons from the two countries’ vicious cycles of military coups – going back almost a century, in the case of the Kingdom of Thailand and six-decades in the case of post-colonial Myanmar.

/ February 6, 2021

မောင်ဇာနည် To fellow Burmese activists

တော်လှန်တက်ကြွမှုဆိုတာ ဘာလဲ - ဘယ်အာဏာရှင်မှ အရှင်မထွက်ဘူး သူတို့ကို ခြေထောက်က ဆွဲထုတ်မှ ရတာ

/ February 5, 2021