In Bangladesh, stories of stifled expression and oppression are increasingly common. Repressive laws, frequent internet shutdowns, and censorship are some of the obstacles faced by young citizens who seek to voice their opinions in a digital age.
Hong Kong has recently recorded a rapid outflow of its own people. Under the wave of emigration, everyone is grappling with the decision to go or to stay. Amidst societal and political changes, I am among those who have made this difficult decision.
香港最近出現了本國人口快速外流的情況。 在移民浪潮下，每個人都在糾結去或留的決定。 在社會和政治變革中，我是做出這個艱難決定的人之一。
[CLOSED] Call for Applications: Philippine local partner for the Greater Internet Freedom initiative
EngageMedia is seeking a local country partner in the Philippines to spearhead country-level activities under the Greater Internet Freedom initiative.
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.
Rules of Engagement: Challenges and Learnings from Digital Rights Defenders in South and Southeast Asia
How can digital rights defenders better collaborate with government and local and regional organisations? South and Southeast Asian digital rights organisations have responded by outlining strategies based on their shared challenges and learnings.
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.
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.
EngageMedia’s new report highlights digital safety threats against rights defenders in South and Southeast Asia
During this year’s RightsCon, EngageMedia presented a new research report assessing current digital safety and internet freedom challenges in select Asia-Pacific countries.