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Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Festival

Strengthening the regional digital rights movement through creativity, conversation, and celebration
May 22-26, 2023 Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum Inperson
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The solidarity events in Dhaka, Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Manila provided dedicated spaces for participants to delve deeper into the digital rights issues in their countries and strengthen connections with other changemakers in the region.

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EngageMedia is set to host four in-person forums in the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and Cambodia to create spaces and opportunities for collaborations and knowledge-sharing among human and digital rights advocates.

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Ahead of the 2023 elections in Thailand, EngageMedia, Asia Centre, and the Chiang Mai University-School of Public Policy present four key digital rights issues that political parties must include in their agenda to ensure a well-functioning democracy where citizens can hold their government accountable.
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On Day 2 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum last January 13, 2023, the opening keynote zeroed in on the value of connection among digital rights advocates and the need for collaborative sense-making.
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Civil society advocates, technologists, and students are invited to participate in a localization sprint on February 18, 2023 to contribute to the development of digital security tools and resources in Thai.
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The opening keynote of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum last January 12, 2023 provided an overview of the various challenges to digital rights in the region and the need for coalition-building to address these shared threats.
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On Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, participants in the Jakarta solidarity event took a step back from the usual discussions on external threats to digital rights, and reflected on the challenges faced within the movement.
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In Manila, Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum wrapped up with participants identifying key issues and the resources needed for a Philippine digital rights agenda for 2023 and beyond.
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On the second anniversary of the Myanmar coup, EngageMedia joins digital rights advocates and civil society organisations in urging the international community to publicly condemn the junta's rights violations.
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The Bangkok solidarity event held last January 14, 2023, Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, comes at a critical time for Thai changemakers as they discuss key digital rights issues ahead of the general elections later this year.
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EngageMedia is publishing English translations of the Myanmar Digital Coup Quarterly by the Myanmar Internet Project. This post highlights incidents of surveillance, internet freedom restrictions, and other threats between August to October 2022.
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At the solidarity event in Kuala Lumpur on Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, participants discussed various threats to digital rights and stressed the importance of finding ways to address the systemic problems underlying these issues.
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On Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, changemakers in Bangladesh gathered in person to discuss concerns on media freedom, censorship, online gender-based violence, and other critical challenges for digital rights advocates.
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In the second post from the Cinemata Features series, Goethe-Institut Indonesia talks about their work focusing on media and technology, and how their programs contribute to discussions on digital transformation and its impact on society.

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In May 2023, EngageMedia will host a digital rights festival that will build relationships and collaborations among allied actors and scale the regional digital rights movement to the next level.
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Published between April and August 2022, the 10 articles from Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Australia examine the how and the why of each country’s pandemic response, and shed light on more rights-respecting paths.
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The September 2022 report looks at the ecosystem that supports the localization of digital security tools and guides into five major Southeast Asian languages, and assesses whether, and to what extent, these resources are localized and kept up to date.
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On Day 2 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum last January 13, 2023, the opening keynote zeroed in on the value of connection among digital rights advocates and the need for collaborative sense-making.
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Bagian kedua dari rangkaian tulisan tentang aspek geopolitik kecerdasan buatan ini menilik arti dari persaingan teknologi AS-Tiongkok bagi kawasan Asia Tenggara. Apa saja implikasinya jika memilih teknologi salah satu negara ketimbang yang lainnya?
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The September 2022 report looks at the ecosystem that supports the localization of digital security tools and guides into five major Southeast Asian languages, and assesses whether, and to what extent, these resources are localized and kept up to date.
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Apa arti persaingan AS-Tiongkok bagi Asia Tenggara dan belahan dunia lainnya? Tulisan pertama dalam seri aspek geopolitik kecerdasan buatan (AI) ini menyoroti strategi kedua negara adidaya untuk menegaskan penguasaannya atas ruang AI dan teknologi.

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