Ahead of the upcoming week-long Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Festival in Chiang Mai, EngageMedia looks back at our journey towards the Festival, and what participants can expect come May 2023.
On Day 2 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum last January 13, 2023, the opening keynote zeroed in on the value of connection among digital rights advocates and the need for collaborative sense-making.
The opening keynote of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum last January 12, 2023 provided an overview of the various challenges to digital rights in the region and the need for coalition-building to address these shared threats.
On Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, participants in the Jakarta solidarity event took a step back from the usual discussions on external threats to digital rights, and reflected on the challenges faced within the movement.
In Manila, Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum wrapped up with participants identifying key issues and the resources needed for a Philippine digital rights agenda for 2023 and beyond.
The Bangkok solidarity event held last January 14, 2023, Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, comes at a critical time for Thai changemakers as they discuss key digital rights issues ahead of the general elections later this year.
At the solidarity event in Kuala Lumpur on Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, participants discussed various threats to digital rights and stressed the importance of finding ways to address the systemic problems underlying these issues.
On Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, changemakers in Bangladesh gathered in person to discuss concerns on media freedom, censorship, online gender-based violence, and other critical challenges for digital rights advocates.
Day 3 of the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum: Strengthening connections in the digital rights community to tackle shared challenges
The solidarity events in Dhaka, Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Manila provided dedicated spaces for participants to delve deeper into the digital rights issues in their countries and strengthen connections with other changemakers in the region.