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Thailand

DR Project Officer (Thailand)

[CLOSED] Job Opportunity: Digital Rights Project Officer (Thailand)

EngageMedia is hiring a Digital Rights Project Officer (Thailand) to support the implementation of our initiatives in Thailand and the Mekong region. The position will work closely with the Digital Rights Project Manager (Mekong) to support coordination and logistics, training, community development, communications and outreach, and monitoring and reporting.

Thailand Prachatai

Silencing the Media Won’t Stop the Thailand Protests

The Thai government has banned four independent media outlets and a Facebook page from generating and broadcasting any news content under the premise that these organisations pose a major threat to national security. The government’s decision to ban these groups, however, is both misleading and counterproductive.

Resource: Thai Handbook on Digital Safety During Assemblies

The Thai government’s latest state of emergency decree has been widely criticised as a move meant to curb pro-democracy protests and “stamp out dissent” both on the ground and on the internet. Due to these actions against the digital rights of Thai protesters, EngageMedia has published a short handbook in Thai on digital safety that expounds on these risks.

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