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.
The first report under the Greater Internet Program assesses current digital safety and internet freedom challenges in select Asia-Pacific countries, and aims to contribute to advocacy around strengthening the protection of human rights.
EngageMedia, in partnership with the Asia Centre and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, is conducting in-depth research to identify the impact of Thailand’s Computer Crime Act on digital rights and increase the awareness and capacity of the Thai public to safeguard freedom of expression online.
EngageMedia’s report analyses the violations, restrictions, and limitations on information, communication, and digital rights that undermine digitally-mediated freedom of religion or belief and freedom of expression in Indonesia.
The “Challenging hate narratives and violations of freedom of religion and expression online in Asia” project aims to catalyse civil society to freely and safely express their opinions and to generate counter narratives in instances where hate speech is propagated online.
The Internet Monitoring Program (iMAP) is a three-year collaboration among civil society organisations in the Asia-Pacific advocating for freedom of expression on the internet.
EngageMedia’s localisation project aims to enhance the effectiveness of digital security initiatives in Southeast Asia by providing and promoting resources tailored to cultural and linguistic contexts. This initiative focuses on five target languages: Burmese, Filipino, Indonesian, Khmer, and Thai.
Through diverse Asia-Pacific perspectives, Pandemic of Control aims to address the rise of digital authoritarianism by raising awareness, sparking conversation, and encouraging action.
The Advancing Data Justice Research and Practice project aims to fill the gap in data justice research and expand existing narratives to include testimonies from unheard and/or underrepresented voices. Through this, we aim to provide resources that help policymakers, practitioners, and impacted communities gain a broader understanding of data governance.