Pretty Good Podcast Live at DRAPAC23 is a special episode series of Pretty Good Podcast, recorded live at the Digital Rights Asia Pacific Assembly in Chiang Mai, Thailand, last May 22 to 26, 2023.
Together with hundreds of changemakers from a broad range of sectors who have come together to build knowledge, collaboration, and momentum on Digital Rights and the Asia-Pacific, this series features a number of DRAPAC23 participants working across pressing digital rights issues in the region.
In this episode of PGP Live at DRAPAC23, Global Voices Advox Editor Ameya Nagarajan shares about the rise of digital authoritarianism and other digital rights trends in the Asia-Pacific monitored through the Advox and Unfreedom Monitor project.
Ameya shares how governments are using laws to curb digital rights and impede press freedom. She also talks about Global Voices’ future pursuits to advance digital rights – from spyware research and digital rights workshops to interactive games for civic participation.
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About Global Voices: Global Voices is an international, multilingual community of writers, translators, and human rights activists. Together, they leverage the power of the internet to tell stories that build understanding across borders.
- Ameya is the Editor of Advox, a global anti-censorship network of bloggers and activists dedicated to protecting freedom of expression online.
- Ameya talks about Global Voices’ initiative Unfreedom Monitor, which analyses, documents, and reports on the growing use of digital communications technology to advance authoritarian governance around the world.
- Global Voices welcomes fruitful collaborations with digital rights groups and advocates as part of the collective effort to advance digital rights in the Asia-Pacific. For partnerships and contributions, contact them here.