The Youth Communications and Advocacy for Internet Freedom project aims to expand awareness and engagement with digital rights issues, particularly among youth sectors, and develop a stronger digital rights field through effective knowledge sharing, outreach, and engagement.
To build on the momentum from the DRAPAC23 Assembly, we invite you to join us for the DRAPAC Series of events that aims to generate and sustain conversations about the challenges and opportunities for the region with regards to human and digital rights in the networked society.
Tech Tales Youth aims to support a new group of young filmmakers and visual storytellers in the Philippines and Thailand to produce short films about human rights in the digital age.
Ahead of the 2023 elections in Thailand, EngageMedia, Asia Centre, and the Chiang Mai University-School of Public Policy present four key digital rights issues that political parties must include in their agenda to ensure a well-functioning democracy where citizens can hold their government accountable.
In collaboration with the Asia Centre, the Digital Security and Human Rights Defenders in the Asia-Pacific research project aims to map digital surveillance activities and identify the gaps and levels of prioritisation in adopting counter-surveillance technology and secure communications by civil society.
The report breaks down the technical aspects behind internet shutdowns and cites examples from incidents reported in South and Southeast Asian countries. It also includes actions that individuals and civil society members can take in the broader movement to safeguard and uphold freedom of internet access and digital rights.
EngageMedia is set to host four in-person forums in the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and Cambodia to create spaces and opportunities for collaborations and knowledge-sharing among human and digital rights advocates.
The September 2022 report looks at the ecosystem that supports the localization of digital security tools and guides into five major Southeast Asian languages, and assesses whether, and to what extent, these resources are localized and kept up to date.
In May 2023, EngageMedia will host a digital rights festival that will build relationships and collaborations among allied actors and scale the regional digital rights movement to the next level.