During President Joko Widodo’s first term in office (2014-2019), the governmental inaction over numerous human rights violations in Indonesia had triggered widespread disillusionment with his leadership among local human rights defenders.


This group of leading scholars, activists and journalists will share their thoughts on these issues of immense importance. 

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Date: Friday 11th December 2020

Time: 7 pm (Jakarta) || 9 pm (West Papua)

Host:  Maung Zarni,  Forsea Co-Founder & General Secretary

Watch live on the FORSEA YouTube Channel

Relevant links to the upcoming dialogue on Indonesia and West Papua.


Maung Zarni

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Dr Maung Zarni is a scholar, educator and human rights activist with 30-years of involvement in Burmese political affairs, Zarni has been denounced as an “enemy of the State” for his opposition to the Myanmar genocide. He is the co-author (with Natalie Brinham) of the pioneering study, "The Slow Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingyas" (Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal, Spring 2014) and "Reworking the Colonial-Era Indian Peril: Myanmar’s State-Directed Persecution of Rohingyas and Other Muslims" (The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Fall/Winter 2017/18).