Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctoral degree from the Princeton University Politics Department in 1987. He is the author of many books, including Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom. In 2020, he was ranked the fifth most influential political scientist in the world for the years 2000-2020.
Myanmar’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement of 2015: A Critical Look at Myanmar Military’s Peace and State Building since 1962
While the country’s largest armed organization – the Tatmadaw as the country’s armed forces is known - did not trigger the initial wave of armed revolts which sprang up following the country’s independence from Britain in 1948, the military’s policies and approaches to legitimate political grievances are most certainly responsible for the subsequent proliferation and prolongation of the armed conflicts.
Borders, Divisions and Mixed Migration: Complexity and Dynamics of Myanmar Migrants’ Lives in Chiang Rai, Thailand
It is not rivers or mountain ranges that divide people’s lives, but rather the system and the societies which fail to recognise migrants as human beings (equally entitled to fundamental human rights as host communities).
Former Political Prisoners from Japan and Myanmar share experiences of interrogation and imprisonment by the genocidal military
Toru Kobuta, the 27-year-old documentary filmmaker from Tokyo, and Ko Aung (57), founding member of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions All Burma Federation of Student Unions ((ABFSU), talked about their ordeals in the hands of Myanmar’s notorious military intelligence agents.
Decades of Torture, Imprisonment and Executions of Activists and Journalists: Myanmar’s Criminal Junta and the Resistance
FORSEA is resuming its Dialogue Series on Democratic Struggles on its YouTube Channel on Monday 25th September, 2023, with a LIVE discussion with the two former political prisoners.
"In the jargon of the United Nations circles, INGOs, and conventional academics, the term 'statelessness' obfuscates what is, in effect, state-organized, legally justified and popularly 'morally' sanctioned acts and processes of persecution of one or more marked and typically vulnerable human groups within the artificial 'national' borders."
ASEAN is correct in condemning the Myanmar junta for its sustained and systematic uses of violence against civilians. But Indonesia, as chair, should use its position to officially designate the Myanmar junta as a terrorist organization.
A Veteran Chin Revolutionary from Myanmar recalls His Experience about Myanmar’s historic nationwide uprisings of 8 August 1988 (or 8888)
“If you continue to demonstrate, the soldiers will take care of you. Soldiers never shoot into the air just to scare. They shoot straight. If you keep on making trouble, don’t think that you will get away with it!”
ဇွန်၁၈၊ ၂၀၂၃။ မောင်ဇာနည်။