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RightsCon Southeast Asia: Impacts and Next Steps

RightsCon Southeast Asia: Impacts and Next Steps

by Andrew last modified April 08, 2015

A wrap-up of RightsCon 2015, the global internet rights summit we co-hosted for the first time in Southeast Asia.

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Engaging Digital Rights in Southeast Asia

Engaging Digital Rights in Southeast Asia

by Andrew last modified April 08, 2015

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.

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My Week at the Circumvention Tech Festival

by Dhyta Caturani last modified April 02, 2015

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.

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Crossroads Journeys to Cianjur and Banyumas!

by Dhyta Caturani last modified March 17, 2015

We brought our 11 Crossroads videos to two West Java villages made up mostly of Indonesians who were or are migrant workers.

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RightsCon: Happening 24-25 March in Manila!

RightsCon: Happening 24-25 March in Manila!

by EM News last modified March 23, 2015

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.

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Mizzima and the Most Memorable Events of Myanmar

by Kyalyi last modified March 03, 2015

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.

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Papuan Voices II Hits Jakarta

by Dhyta Caturani last modified March 03, 2015

After the official launch in Yogyakarta, the eight videos from Papuan Voices II were brought to Jakarta’s public.

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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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