”Ultranationalists are being encouraged by the ruling party”

Ultranationalism – encouraged by the authorities – represents a growing threat to human rights in Burma/Myanmar, says Debbie Stothard, general secretary of the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH). Discrimination against minorities remains a serious problem.   Debbie Stothard is the founder of ALTSEAN-Burma and general secretary of FIDH. For many years, she has been… Continue reading

Gáspar Miklós Tamás: ”This is post-fascism”

Gáspár Miklós Tamás (b. 1948) is one of Hungary’s most prominent intellectuals and an important political voice in Europe. Trained as a philosopher and author of numerous books and articles, he was a leading dissident in the 1980s.  Today he calls himself a Marxist and is very critical of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and… Continue reading