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Digital Rights Camp by FMA

Strengthening the digital rights movement in the Philippines

From 28 May to 1 June 2019, the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) organised a Digital Rights Camp, a gathering of journalists, artists, activists, and human rights defenders to reach out and introduce digital rights to advocacy groups in the Philippines. Dianne Olivan, project assistant of EngageMedia, attended the camp and the FMA website published her commentaries on the proceedings of the gathering and the digital rights situation in the Philippines.

Global Voices Asia-Pacific Citizen Media Summit

EngageMedia at Global Voices Summit 2019: Challenging Digital Authoritarianism

On June 2, 2019, journalists, bloggers, digital activists, and researchers from the Asia-Pacific gathered together in Taipei, Taiwan for the Global Voices Asia-Pacific Citizen Media Summit to share experiences, gain knowledge, and form new collaborations. Global Voices is an international and multilingual community of bloggers, journalists, translators, academics, and human rights activists and a long time ally of EngageMedia.

'TECH. ACTIVISM. HUMAN RIGHTS.', a roundtable discussion on the state of activism and digital rights in Southeast Asia on 10 November 2017 at the Journalism Department of University of the Philippines Diliman, College of Mass Communications.

Has ASEAN Turned A Blind Eye to Human Rights Online?

‘TECH. ACTIVISM. HUMAN RIGHTS.’, a roundtable discussion on the state of activism and digital rights in Southeast Asia was held on 10 November 2017 at the Journalism Department of University of the Philippines Diliman, College of Mass Communications. Over 35 human rights defenders from ASEAN region met to discuss a range of challenges they are facing online.

RightsCon: Happening 24-25 March in Manila!

RightsCon is the premier summit series bringing together civil society, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies, and governments on the subject of the internet and human rights.

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Free Media vs Free Beer

A great mass of companies are currently clamouring for your content. But free beer, as Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman has always emphasised, is not the same as freedom.

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