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RightsCon proposal deadline extended until 1 December. Be a part of the program and submit your proposal.
Introducing the all-star group of advisors for RightsCon Southeast Asia.
The International Uranium Film Festival has been held for the second time successful in India. In 2013 the festival visited 10 Indian cities from New Delhi in the North to Chennai in the South and the films reached a huge and cultural diverse audience. Now in 2014 more than 50 atomic films were screened in six cities. This is a short report about it.
We are looking for a strong, dynamic and creative individual to lead EngageMedia's new editorial project to enhance video outreach, engagement, and impact in Myanmar.
We've launched our proposal form for #RightsCon Southeast Asia scheduled for March 24-25 in Manila!
Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators finding it difficult to communicate over congested mobile-phone networks are downloading the application FireChat about 100,000 times a day in an effort to stay connected.
Anonymous hackers have declared cyber war on the police and Hong Kong government over Sunday's tear gas tactics.
The popular 'Occupy Central' movement in Hong Kong presents one of the biggest political challenges for Beijing since it violently crushed pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
Yang Chuan Ju co-founded Civilmedia@Taiwan, an independent media outlet focused on documenting social movements in the country.
Videos from EngageMedia have been featured on the newly launched online media channel of Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission.
The Internet is believed to be an open space for everyone to express themselves freely. So why do we need a set of principles to "govern" us?
Two founders of the internet's most popular peer-to-peer file sharing site, Piratebay, are currently serving time in prison. Support can be provided by sending them letters, books, and vegan candy.
As I mentioned in my previous blogpost, there were several sessions and side meetings at the 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Out of those, there were only a few on gender and sexuality, and this post is about the ones I had the privilege to attend.
The 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held from September 2–5 this year in Istanbul, Turkey. Around 3000 people from governments, intergovernmental organizations, private sectors and civil society from all over the world attended.
Malaysia must end its alarming use of the Sedition Act to criminalize activists, opposition politicians, journalists, students and academics, Amnesty International urged today. The use of the law – increasingly against individuals simply expressing political, religious and other views – is creating a chilling effect on freedom of expression in the country.