Category: NEWS

The latest news and reports on Southeast Asia, from FORSEA Board Members and special guest writers.


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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...

/ 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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FREE ROHINGYA COALITION (FRC)

Friend and ally of FORSEA, the FRC is an umbrella network of Rohingya refugees, their leading spokespersons, and international friends working together to end Myanmar genocide and build a viable future for the survivors of...

/ February 7, 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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FORSEA BOARD OF DIRECTORS HOLD MEETING IN LONDON

The meeting takes place to plan for the official launch of FORSEA which will be marked by a grand conference on February 16, 2019, taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

/ January 9, 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
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US GENOCIDE RESOLUTION WELCOME, BUT ROHINGYA NEED MORE

The United States will not intercede, meanwhile, Myanmar's neighbours see it through the economic lens, so an international coalition for the Rohingya is needed.

/ December 15, 2018
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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