News and Events
With the success of the first COCONET in serving as an effective platform for movement-building for the digital rights community in the region, we are now working towards launching COCONET 2!
For over a decade, Freedom Film Festival has remained as the only independent human rights film festival in Malaysia. It has been a platform in showcasing issues and ideas that cannot be mass-communicated due to local laws and cultural taboos.
In July 2018, EngageMedia had the opportunity to join one of the movement’s initiative involving the residents of coastal village in Banyuwangi, a regency located at the easternmost tip of Java.
Artist and activist Seelan Palay was convicted by a Singapore court for taking part in a public performance.
The Video4Change Network partner Freedom Film Network (FFN) is a not-for-profit body established to support and develop social documentary filmmaking within the context of freedom of expression and values contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in Malaysia.
King Catoy, Video for Change Lead of EngageMedia writes a blog about Kilab Multimedia and The Breakaway Media, two alternative media groups based in Davao City, Mindanao.
EngageMedia interviewed representatives from 15 Indonesian organisations (Voice Grantees) during the first annual Linking & Learning (L&L) event on 15-19 April 2018 in Bali.
More and more civil society and advocates in East Asia are expressing their concerns on the rise of information manipulation to influence public views and incite hatred & fear.
Israeli Navy intercepted an activist boat sailing under a Norwegian flag carrying medical aids towards Gaza.
2018 marks the 20-year anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
A digital illustrated novel tells the stories of Indonesian Chinese who were attacked during the riots that toppled the Indonesian government in 1998.
Voice Indonesia completed its first annual Linking & Learning (L&L) event last 15-19 April 2018 in Bali.
King Catoy, our Video For Change Coordinator, recently attended the Good Pitch India 2018 summit held in Mumbai, India. He shares his experiences.
The Philippine "War Against Drugs" lead by president Rodrigo Duterte since 2016 has led to the deaths of over 12,000 Filipinos till March 2018. Human rights organisations claim that the Philippine police have systematically targeted mostly poor and defenceless people across the country while planting “evidence”, recruiting paid killers and fabricating official incident reports.
Hathairat Phaholtap is a TV journalist and a documentary film maker from Thailand who is promoting and defending human rights by presenting the truth to people.
To celebrate the International Women's Day 2018, EngageMedia is presenting three documentaries from Southeast Asia tackling issues that many women are facing in this region especially focusing on gender parity.
Cha Roque is a literary writer, filmmaker, and LGBT advocate from the Philippines.
Members of the Video4Change (V4C) Network share what the Network is about, where they find common ground, and what are its future plans.
Netting Jaruwan Supolrai, a filmmaker from Northeastern Thailand, set off on a journey to visit friends across the Mekong region and found out that humanity is borderless.