To be held from January 12 to 14, 2023, the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum will feature panel discussions and breakout sessions tackling key digital rights issues, with the aim of creating spaces for collaboration among changemakers in the region.
In the final 2022 episode of Pretty Good Podcast, EngageMedia Executive Director Phet Sayo shares his take on the current issues surrounding Big Tech, how these affect the Asia-Pacific, and his vision for the future of digital rights.
The Indonesian short film ‘Homebound’ follows the story of female migrant worker Tari and the challenges she faced while working abroad. Catch the multi-awarded film on Cinemata from December 15 to 21, 2022.
Indonesia Digital Rights Forum highlights need for intersectoral collaboration, learning from past movements
Digital rights actors from Indonesia stressed the need to collaborate with a wider network of organisations outside Jakarta and learn from the success stories of past human rights movements to strengthen digital rights advocacy in the country.
From December 10 to 12, ten social issue films will be streaming on Cinemata in celebration of Human Rights Day. The screening is part of Cinemata Visions, a new initiative highlighting video endeavours by film schools in the Asia-Pacific.
In recent years, internet shutdowns have been used to suppress digital rights in several South and Southeast Asian countries. This article explains the technical aspects behind different kinds of shutdowns and how civil society groups are responding.
During the forum held last November 22 and 23, participants stressed the need for civil society groups to take on a more active role in policy discussions to ensure that internet freedom and digital rights are safeguarded.
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To be held on December 9 in Manila, the workshop aims to build the capacity of digital rights advocates and enable them to strengthen ongoing efforts on internet censorship monitoring and reporting.