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.
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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.
Organised by EngageMedia in partnership with SAFENet, the two-day forum in Jakarta on November 24 and 25 will discuss key issues in the country’s digital rights landscape.
Representing Asia-Pacific changemakers working in the digital rights movement, EngageMedia will host a town hall session and lightning talk on data justice and improving data protection laws through grassroots learnings.
In the next instalment of Impact Talks, senior impact producer Cecilia Mejia will share tips on how filmmakers can pitch their film projects to non-government organisations and encourage them to use film to advance their advocacy.
In the last of a two-part series, lecturer Dr. Samsul Maarif and Project Multatuli membership manager Devina Heriyanto discuss how intersectoral solutions online and offline can help marginalised indigenous communities reclaim their narratives.
Philippine Digital Rights Forum: Digital rights advocates stress need for cross-sectoral collaboration to address shared challenges
The two-day forum had a strong emphasis on the need for cross-sectoral collaboration online and offline to address shared challenges. Participants say this is crucial to strengthen advocacy on the many rights issues today.
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.