Online censorship, cyber surveillance, and internet shutdowns are the key ingredients in a rising wave of digital authoritarianism/dictatorship.
Tag: Southeast Asia
On February 13, 2019, after the office hours ended, at least 4 agents and lawyers from the National Bureau of Investigation Cybercrime Division came to Rappler office to arrest Maria… Continue reading "We #StandwithRappler and Condemns the Attacks on Press Freedom in the Philippines"
Political freedom across the globe has been declining in the last 13 years, and Southeast Asia is no exception. “Democracy is in retreat,” says the newly released “Freedom in the… Continue reading "Cambodia, Myanmar mirror decline of democracy in Southeast Asia"
How “Hoax” Hysteria Used to Justify Tighter Internet Laws and Repress Free Expression in Southeast Asia
SAFEnet’s report on hoax handling in Southeast Asian countries was prepared for “Building an Informed Community: Principles for Cross-Sector Collaboration in Southeast Asia” workshop at Lee Kuan Yew, School of… Continue reading "How “Hoax” Hysteria Used to Justify Tighter Internet Laws and Repress Free Expression in Southeast Asia"