"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."
‘ခုခံရေးလား-တော်လှန်ရေးလား’ Rebellion or Revolution?: A Fundamental Question for the Anti-Coup Myanmar Spring
This Burmese language essay by one of the most critical scholars of Myanmar is very timely, analytical and empirical.
In the case of Rohingyas, they had never been armed in any significant way to fight back against their oppressor, the Myanmar military or the Buddhist majority. So in the case of Rohingya genocide, it was planned in a very cold-blooded manner by the military commanders and their highest level of general staff including the current coup leader Min Aung Hlaing.
Myanmar’s Democrats Soldiering On while Asian Neighbours and Putin’s Russia Arm the Murderous Coup Regime
FORSEA is bringing you a small collection of analyses which Myanmar dissidents and researchers themselves have written in both English and Burmese languages.
The international community need to seriously re-assess the current regressively Westphalian view that Myanmar military is the only organization capable of holding the country together, despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
Bureaucratic Despair at the United Nations Human Rights Council, but Hope, Love and Strength amongst Myanmar’s Resistance Communities
Listen Mr. Human Rights Commissioner: Hope is NOT rare among us Myanmar revolutionaries and our supporters.
In Bed with Two Genocidal Regimes in the ASEAN Region: The Case of Singapore, the “Switzerland of Southeast Asia”
Running a government is not like running a church, as the 6th President, the late S. R. Nathan, angrily shouted at me some 30 years ago. But running a state should not mean collaborating and profiting from the genocidal regimes in the backyard.
Welcoming US Government’s Genocide Determination & Urging the Myanmar People’s Fund for the Revolution
From FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles: Padoh Saw Taw Nee of KNU and Ma Ei Thinzar Maung of NUG welcome US Government's Genocide Determination and urges the release of $1 billion Myanmar People's Fund for the Revolution.
Reassessment of Bilateral and Multilateral relations with the UN Member State of Myanmar Must Take Place
FORSEA's Dr Maung Zarni calls for the reassessment of bilateral and multilateral relations with the UN Member state of Myanmar, in the hands of the genocide perpetrators, and urges the international community of democracies to provide Myanmar resistance with arms and other support.
On 21 February, FORSEA hosted an international law roundtable with three Canadian and American legal scholars and practitioners immediately after the court’s completion of the first of the 4-public hearings on Myanmar’s preliminary objections to the court’s jurisdictions and Gambia’s legal standing with the court in The Gambia v Myanmar.