In Indonesia, protesters against the recently signed and controversial Omnibus Law are being harassed by authorities using not only excessive physical force but also online disinformation campaigns and crackdowns on dissenting opinions.
Asia-Pacific nonprofit organisation EngageMedia has curated a database of resources on COVID-19 that relate to media, technology, and more that highlights the voices of the region.
The video “Manila’s Poor Under Lockdown” delves into the fears of vendors, jeepney drivers and homeless people as the megacity shuts down amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic.
This past week, we at EngageMedia have been busy ensuring the safety of our staff and affiliates in the countries we work: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Australia.
Coconet now has its own space! Check out Coconet.social for everything related to the Coconet network, Coconet events, and all
Due to the success of COCONET (Southeast Asia Digital Rights Camp) in Yogyakarta in 2017 and demands from the digital rights community in the region, we are organising Camp COCONET 2 in the second half of 2019!
On December 10, we celebrate the International Human Rights Day to commemorate the historic adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly on the same day in 1948 in Paris, France.
As part of EngageMedia’s syllabus on using video for social change, our Communications and Outreach Coordinator conducted a number of related sessions at COCONET, the Southeast Asia Digital Rights Camp.