Open and secure tech can help changemakers protect themselves from the digital dangers hindering their work, but there has been limited adoption and interest. EngageMedia and the Asia Centre examine the reasons why.
EngageMedia is publishing English translations of the Myanmar Digital Coup Quarterly by the Myanmar Internet Project. Biometric data collection, internet shutdowns, and surveillance were among the digital rights violations documented in the country.
This report looks into the biometric and digital identification systems in seven South and Southeast Asian countries to understand the implications on human and digital rights, particularly threats to privacy and data security.
Addressing Internet Censorship and Content Filtering: An Advocacy Toolkit for Civil Society Organizations
Internet censorship and content filtering have become a tool against freedom of information in South and Southeast Asia. This regional advocacy toolkit aims to empower CSOs and rights defenders to navigate these threats to digital rights.
The research report aims to assess the digital rights impact of various ICT-related laws and policies enacted in six South and Southeast Asian countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, the Maldives, Nepal, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
EngageMedia is publishing English translations of the Myanmar Digital Coup Quarterly by the Myanmar Internet Project. Network shutdowns, data leaks, and social media surveillance were some of the digital rights violations documented in the country.
EngageMedia and other civil society organisations joined the press conference titled “Civil Society’s Agenda for the 2023 Election”, which featured the launch of a human rights policy recommendation report by Amnesty International Thailand.
Political parties committed to recognise and incorporate the protection of digital rights in their agenda following the launch of a report presented by EngageMedia, Asia Centre, and Chiang Mai University’s School of Public Policy.
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.