Dr. Samsul Maarif of Universitas Gadjah Mada and Devina Heriyanto of Project Multatuli tackle how and why mainstream narratives perpetuate discrimination against marginalised religious groups in Indonesia and what can be done to address the issue.
Video: Digital rights advocates concerned over privacy, free speech impact of the Philippines’ SIM Card Registration Law
With the passage of the Philippine SIM card registration law, digital rights advocates expound further on its impact on privacy, free expression, and data security, and why civil society needs to monitor the law’s implementation.
Thailand Digital Rights Forum: State surveillance, stifling laws impact digital rights and public trust in key institutions
During EngageMedia’s Thailand Digital Rights Forum held last October 29 and 30, participants discussed the challenges in the country’s digital rights landscape and how changemakers can strengthen advocacy around their work.
“Hopes and Feeds”: A documentary on the impact of social media and disinformation in the 2022 Philippine elections
Produced by EngageMedia, the documentary navigates the issue of online disinformation and propaganda on social media during the 2022 Philippine elections, and how access to information can be tainted by Big Tech and groups that abuse these platforms.
Then and Now: Films on human rights in the Philippines from the 34th Gawad Alternatibo film festival
Co-curated with Gawad Alternatibo, the film playlist highlights human rights stories from the Philippines’ martial law years to the present time, reflecting the aspiration of Filipino filmmakers to continue raising awareness on human rights issues.
The two-day forum aims to catalyse conversations on recent developments impacting digital rights in Thailand and build solidarity among changemakers working on key digital rights issues.
Independent documentary filmmakers shared their insights on impact production and risk mitigation to shape the production of the Risk Mitigation Assessor, an update to the Video for Change Impact Toolkit.
Video for Change Project Coordinator Demie Dangla writes about her experience attending the Minikino Film Week, where she discussed impact production and strengthened relationships with a community of filmmakers and video for change advocates.
According to Deep Instinct’s Cyber Threat Landscape Report, malware increased 358% overall in 2020. In South and Southeast Asia, ransomware has become one of the most pervasive malware threats in the region.