During the forum held last November 22 and 23, participants stressed the need for civil society groups to take on a more active role in policy discussions to ensure that internet freedom and digital rights are safeguarded.
Video: Digital rights advocates concerned over privacy, free speech impact of the Philippines’ SIM Card Registration Law
With the passage of the Philippine SIM card registration law, digital rights advocates expound further on its impact on privacy, free expression, and data security, and why civil society needs to monitor the law’s implementation.
Amid the rise in hate speech related to religion, civil society organisations in Indonesia are using creative online tactics to promote rights discourses. But to be more effective, an approach recognising the authority of religious figures is needed.
EngageMedia joins 18 other digital rights groups calling on the Indian government to withdraw proposed amendments to the Information Technology Rules 2021 that threaten rights to freedom of expression and privacy.
EngageMedia is now accepting applications for the two-month South and Southeast Asia Gender and Digital Rights Fellowship, designed to empower advocates in these regions to do work around the intersection of gender rights and digital rights.
Analysts have called Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s election triumph a victory for online disinformation. Amid continuing attacks on the free press and activists in online spaces, the fight against the erosion of digital rights continues in the Philippines.
Paano masisiguro ng mga botanteng Pilipino ang kanilang kaligtasan sa online spaces? Sa video na ito, tinipon ng EngageMedia ang 9 digital safety tips para paigtingin ang digital security ngayon, sa araw ng halalan, at pagkatapos ng Mayo 9.
The Sri Lankan government has capitalised on the COVID-19 pandemic to further its authoritarian agenda, using digital technologies to reinforce a climate of fear and censorship.
On April 9, EngageMedia hosted an online event on the digital threats to Philippine democracy ahead of the May 2022 polls. Watch the full discussion with Prof Nicole Curato, Dr Jonathan Corpus Ong, and reactors from the academe and civil society.