In December 2020, the Indonesian government decided to press ahead with its regional elections despite the raging COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, many international ratings are pointing to a democratic recession in… Continue reading "The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in Indonesia"
The massive demonstrations against the Job Creation Law were also felt in the digital world. The protests from civil society against the omnibus law, manifested in the hashtags #TolakOmnibusLaw (reject… Continue reading "The rise of political digital attacks"
25 October 2020, Bangkok We, Manushya Foundation, Access Now, ALTSEAN-Burma, Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), the Institute of Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM), PEN Myanmar, and Southeast Asia Freedom… Continue reading "[Joint-Statement] Thailand: #StopDigitalDictatorship on Online Freedom!"
National Webinar: Alert in Digital Attacks and Cyber Resilience within The Civil Society and Media in Indonesia
For the past few years, we have seen an increased number of cyber-threats and cyber-attacks to netizen, women, and At-Risk communities, such as journalists, anti-corruption activists, environment activists, LGBTIQ, and… Continue reading "National Webinar: Alert in Digital Attacks and Cyber Resilience within The Civil Society and Media in Indonesia"
The Government of Indonesia will convene the 13th Bali Democracy Forum (13th BDF) in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, in December 2020. The BDF that was established in 2008 aimed to create… Continue reading "Webinar: BCSMF 2020 – Civil Resilience Activisms during the COVID-19 Pandemic"