While Telegram is popular in Myanmar, its weak content moderation policies are posing serious risks to human and digital rights: it has allowed propagandists to dox people, incite violence, and perpetuate online gender-based violence against women.
Cinemata was the official media partner of MULAT Documentary Guild’s ‘RamPelikula: Celebrating Queer Docu on Screen’ event, which emphasised the importance of queer narratives and visual storytelling in empowering the Philippine LGBTQIA+ community.
Addressing Internet Censorship and Content Filtering: An Advocacy Toolkit for Civil Society Organizations
Internet censorship and content filtering have become a tool against freedom of information in South and Southeast Asia. This regional advocacy toolkit aims to empower CSOs and rights defenders to navigate these threats to digital rights.
Just as quickly as AI technologies are evolving, so, too, are these national and regional strategies on AI. This article calls on CSOs working in the human and digital rights fields to participate in the process of crafting these strategies.
Internet use is increasing in Cambodia, but knowledge of digital safety practices remains limited. This leaves internet users vulnerable to the digital dangers that lurk online, making it critical to promote knowledge of digital security practices.
More people rely on social media and other platforms to access news and exercise their right to free expression, but internet users in Cambodia are increasingly facing threats in online spaces, being targeted by attacks and repressive laws.
Rules of Engagement: Challenges and Learnings from Digital Rights Defenders in South and Southeast Asia
How can digital rights defenders better collaborate with government and local and regional organisations? South and Southeast Asian digital rights organisations have responded by outlining strategies based on their shared challenges and learnings.
The research report aims to assess the digital rights impact of various ICT-related laws and policies enacted in six South and Southeast Asian countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, the Maldives, Nepal, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
The 2023 Digital Rights Asia-Pacific Assembly public report is now available for download. We once again thank our DRAPAC23 funders, partners, and attendees for your support, participation, and feedback over the course of the event.