Tag: Rohingya

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

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.

/ March 25, 2022

ICJ’s Mishandling of The Gambia v Myanmar undermines confidence in the Court

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.

/ February 23, 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

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.

/ January 31, 2022

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.

/ January 26, 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.

/ January 19, 2022

The Violent Legacies in Myanmar of Colonial Knowledge and Area Studies

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...

/ January 13, 2022

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.

/ January 12, 2022

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