I've just arrived in Manila to a hubbub of activity as EngageMedia, Access and the Foundation for Media Alternatives put the final touches on RightsCon Southeast Asia.
It was an honor for me to be invited to join Circumvention Tech Festival and the first Trainers Summit ever in the Mediterranean city of Valencia, Spain from March 1–6, 2015. This is a report back on how my week was spent there.
We brought our 11 Crossroads videos to two West Java villages made up mostly of Indonesians who were or are migrant workers.
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.
In this blogpost, we highlight some news videos from our content partners Mizzima, an independent news organisation from Myanmar. These videos help us understand what Myanmar is today.
After the official launch in Yogyakarta, the eight videos from Papuan Voices II were brought to Jakarta’s public.
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.
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.
One of most critical problems in Papua is the lack of education. And it's not only about access to it.
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.
“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.”
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.