This post, originally published in Bahasa Indonesia on Remotivi, looks into the multiple internet blackouts recorded in Papua in 2021 and how this affected citizens’ digital rights.
In Indonesia, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided the government with the opportunity to further accelerate digital authoritarianism through online surveillance, censorship, and online manipulation.
Amid Indonesia’s rollout of the PeduliLindungi app, one immunocompromised individual balances prioritising their health with the government’s exclusionary requirements to access basic services.
In line with the International Day for Countering Hate Speech on June 18, EngageMedia is supporting the Association for Progressive Communications’ campaign to raise awareness on the impact of hate speech and explore solutions to counter it.
COVID-19 drove the shift to digital services in India, but this has left informal workers struggling to access basic services and protect their personal data within a system they do not fully understand.
New report on religious freedom in Indonesia: Civil society must grow more critical of intolerance online
EngageMedia’s new report scrutinises freedom of religion in digitally-mediated spaces and the roles played by religious institutions, online platforms, and law enforcement in mediating—or amplifying—religious tension.
The Digital Security Localization Fellowship aims to convene a network of localizers to support the development of localized digital security resources in Southeast Asian languages.
Indonesian filmmaker Wahyu Utami shares how the inclusive production process for her documentary ‘The Unseen Words’ empowered the blind community featured in the film.
In an interview with EngageMedia, the impact producer of ‘Homebound’ shares her experience working on the impact campaign for the animated short documentary that addresses migrant workers’ issues in Asia.