Tag: Myanamar

Western Myanmar as a Genocide Triangle: Myanmar’s Military-State, Separatist Rakhine Nationalists and Rohingya Genocide Victims

The increasingly vocal demand by the separatist Arakan Army (AA) for international recognition of it as a (quasi)-state actor with which the United Nations and foreign governments should do business with, needs to be checked against the dark record of the anti-Rohingya racism and criminal responsibility of its popular base, namely Rakhine nationalists, in the slow-burning genocide of Rohingyas since the late 1970's.

/ September 25, 2022

International Activists to Host an Online Event to Honour the Lives of the 4-Executed Myanmar Activists & Myanmar’s Spirit of Resistance

An international group of activists, scholars, musicians and singers have teamed up with Myanmar dissidents to host a 2-hour YouTube LIVE event on Saturday, 30 July, 2022.

/ July 28, 2022

Myanmar Mothers’ Cries Do Not Bode Well for the Nation’s Future

The musician of resistance Mun Awng reminded the viewers, “the revolution must prevail, against all odds.” Tain Sway was seen nodding her head profusely when Mun Awng spelled out the pervasive sentiment – that “it is better to die fighting for the cause than living under the boot, again”.

/ April 19, 2022

The Gambia v. Myanmar will decide whether the Genocide Convention is international law

Enforcement is one of the primary attributes that constitute law. If a law cannot be enforced, it can no longer be considered law. It is crucial that the ICJ's judgment in The Gambia v. Myanmar be used to correct the ICJ's erroneous requirement that genocide be the only intent of a State to prove its special intent to commit genocide.

/ February 21, 2022

The ICJ and the Issue of Lawful Representation in The Gambia v Myanmar

Ahead of the scheduled public hearings in The Gambia v Myanmar (the Rohingya genocide case) at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the University of Ottawa Human Rights Research and Education Centre, Canada, the Genocide Watch of USA and FORSEA release a comprehensive legal analysis. It focuses on the crucial question of who should lawfully speak for Myanmar before the ICJ as Myanmar's coup resulted in an unprecedented situation with...

/ February 18, 2022

From Auschwitz to Myanmar

FORSEA Co-founder Dr Maung Zarni shared his thoughts on the recurring genocides around the world, despite the Genocide Convention of 1948 and the Security Council, tasked to maintain peace in the world, 26 November 2021.

/ November 27, 2021

Does Facebook deserve a share of the blame for the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar?

Facebook and the Rohingya genocide: FORSEA's Maung Zarni speaks on MSNBC's Mehdi Hasan Show on the Facebook problem.

/ October 15, 2021

Who speaks for Myanmar at the United Nations? Why it matters and other issues

Prof. John Packer said, “ ... Britain is wilfully blind to the duplicity of trying to recognize the genocidal regime through the farcical separation of a state from a regime.” He called sanctions against military leaders while embracing their regime “Bad Apple-ism”. That is, there are some bad guys in the Myanmar military, but as in the entire military as a national institution, not every rank and file member is...

/ September 13, 2021