FORSEA special Report on Thailand's elections, held March 24, 2019, detailing cases of fraud and irregularities in the polls.
Jokowi was accused of being a crypto communist. Prabowo of harbouring the wish to establish a caliphate. Thus the election results can be seen as an indication of how the nation defines its soul.
FORSEA's Regular column offering readers updates on the moves and manoeuvres following the March 24th elections in in Thailand, the first nationwide polls since the coup of 2014 that overthrew the elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra.
The presidential elections of 17 April in Indonesia are a rematch of the 2014 encounter. The same two candidates, Mr Joko Widodo and his adversary, retired general Prabowo Subianto, are again vying for the highest political position in the country.
Writing in the The Washington Post, FORSEA's Pavin Chachavalpongpun explains how Thailand's junta has intentionally created the parliamentary interregnum as a delaying tactic to undermine democracy.
News Release: EILER strongly condemns red-tagging, and the illegal arrests of unionists in Compostela Valley, Mindanao.
Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir buried 'Asian Values' on February 16, 2019, in front of hundreds of Southeast Asian activists from all walks of life, writers, journalists, and artists, at the launch of FORSEA.
Kuala Lumpur: 400 Southeast Asian activists and from 8 countries, spanning three generations, convened in Kuala Lumpur for a democracy festival. which includes activist teach-ins, evening rock concerts and a “democracy-in-action” art exhibit open to the public, free of charge.
Panel Presentations and mass Teach-Ins at the afternoon session of the second day of the inaugural conference of FORSEA: Democracy Fest 2019, Kuala Lumpur, February 17, 2019.