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.
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.
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.
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.
Questioning the legitimacy of Myanmar’s coup regime acting as human representatives of “a state party”
ICJ, UN’s court, owes an explanation and transparency behind its dubious decision to allow the murderous regime of Myanmar to act as if it were a state actor in effective control of the state in the Gambia vs Myanmar.
Should the International Court of Justice allow the Illegitimate and Universally Unpopular Military Regime to act as State Actor in the Gambia vs Myanmar?
International Holocaust Remembrance Day special event in memory of the victim of Nazi Genocide. Thursday 27th January 2022.
Warnings from the Balkans, again! Denials of Bosnian Genocide, Prospects for Bosnia’s Disintegration and Great Powers in a Small Playground
The FORSEA Dialogue on Decolonizing Minds, Democratizing Knowledge Series welcomes Distinguished Guest, Demir Mahmutćehajic, a veteran leading activist in the civil rights movement DOSTA! or Enough! in Bosnia and Herzegovina and a co-founder of UK's Islamic Human Rights Commission.
A major problem standing in the way of progress of what should be a joint front is that academics have clung to the myth that academics are observers, not participants, and that they should stand beyond politics. Unfortunately, in the Area Studies of the American and the British Academies, the 'discipline IS political'. Our disciplines have emerged from the colonial period as tools of empire and were preserved after the...
The Destruction of Rohingya Identity and History: Myanmar’s Continuing Genocide, Colonial Knowledge and Burma Studies
This week FORSEA is launching a new dialogue series “Decolonizing Minds and Democratising Knowledge”. Our inaugural episode is on the destruction of Rohingya identity and history by Myanmar state (the national military) and non-state actors (a local militia and its local community), the process of which involves perpetrating groups, inter alia, using heavily British colonial era records such as censuses designed and taken for colonial administrative purposes.
Facebook and the Rohingya genocide: FORSEA's Maung Zarni speaks on MSNBC's Mehdi Hasan Show on the Facebook problem.