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.
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 state-directed persecution.
The Second Retreat of FORSEA took place at the City of Bandung, Indonesia, from 23-25 November 2018. Thirty-two representatives from selected Southeast Asian countries participated in the retreat.
The first FORSEA retreat took place in Paris in July 2018. Activists, intellectuals and creatives gathered to discuss how to weaken dictatorships in Southeast Asia.