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Papuan Voices II: Now Screening in Wamena, West Papua

by yerry last modified February 21, 2015

Yayasan Teratai Hati Papua (YTHP) is working along with EngageMedia to conduct a series of screenings of Papua Voices II videos in several villages and districts in Wamena, West Papua.

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Papuan Voices II: Pemutaran di Wamena Papua

by yerry last modified February 17, 2015

Yayasan Teratai Hati Papua (YTHP) bekerjasama dengan Engage Media melaksanakan kegiatan Pemutaran Film Papua Voices II di Wamena Kabupaten Jayawijaya Papua. Kegiatan ini sebagai lanjutan dari kerjasama untuk produksi Papuan Voices II yang dilaksanakan pada tahun 2013-2014.

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Papuan Voices II: A Papuan School in the Indonesian Republic

by yerry last modified February 19, 2015

One of most critical problems in Papua is the lack of education. And it's not only about access to it.

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Papuan Voices II: Hans and his Struggle to Save the Karon

by yerry last modified February 19, 2015

The lack of access to health services continues to ail the people of West Papua, and especially those who live in remote areas, such as the Karon.

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Papuan Voices II: Mama Mariode

by Dhyta Caturani last modified February 05, 2015

“Kita harus berpikir ke depan untuk kamu dan anak cucu kamu. Besok cari makan dimana? Berkebun dimana? Mencari kayu untuk bangun rumah dimana? Sebagai orang tua, kami berpikir untuk masa depanmu. Itu sebabnya, mama dan bapak melindungi hutan kita yang tersisa ini.”

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RightsCon: Apply to join the Responsible Data Forum

by Becky Hurwitz last modified February 02, 2015

Technological tools and innovations have dramatically altered the landscape of human rights documentation. But the use of these tools and strategies also introduces new risks and challenges, which are little understood in practice or in theory. This Responsible Data Forum will address such issues in this hands on, collaborative event, structured towards concrete and practical responses to responsible data challenges. Participants will leave the forum with a stronger understanding of the responsible data issues at play when documenting human rights enjoyment, protection and violations.

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Papuan Voices II: Suku Karon dan Persoalan Kesehatan di Papua

by Dhyta Caturani last modified February 11, 2015

Salah satu problem terbesar di Papua adalah akses atas layanan kesehatan yang nyaris tidak ada, terutama bagi masyarakat yang tinggal di daerah-daerah pedalaman.

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Papuan Voices II: The Inspirational Dr. Mia

by yerry last modified February 06, 2015

A look at Dr Mia, one of the many inspiring characters featured in Papuan Voices II, our latest collection of advocacy videos on West Papua.

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Papuan Voices II: Mama Mariode

by Dhyta Caturani last modified January 19, 2015

“Kita harus berpikir ke depan untuk kamu dan anak cucu kamu. Besok cari makan dimana? Berkebun dimana? Mencari kayu untuk bangun rumah dimana? Sebagai orang tua, kami berpikir untuk masa depanmu. Itu sebabnya, mama dan bapak melindungi hutan kita yang tersisa ini.”

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The Unsung Orang Asli Heroes in Malaysia's Flood Relief

by EM News last modified January 19, 2015

The unprecedented onslaught of rain brought widespread devastation, catching everyone off guard. Not forsaken were the Orang Asli who, already making up for disproportionately high incidences of hardcore poverty in Malaysia, were severely effected as flood water ravaged their subsistence farm plots and cash crops.

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Editorial and Outreach Assistant (Indonesia)

by EM News last modified January 15, 2015

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and creative individual to support EngageMedia's video outreach, engagement, and impact.

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Internet access and censorship are the biggest challenges in Southeast Asia: Mong Palatino, Global Voices

by EM News last modified January 08, 2015

Mong Palatino, one of the advisors for RightsCon 2015, is the Philippines’ first blogger-turned-legislator and the youngest elected representative in the legislative body. He is currently the regional editor for Southeast Asia at Global Voices Online. RightsCon is the premier summit series bringing together civil society, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies, and governments on the subject of the Internet and human rights. RightsCon happens for the first time in Southeast Asia in Manila, The Philippines, from March 24-25, 2015.

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