Internet freedom in southeast Asia: challenges and ways forward

Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Time: 05:00 - 06:00 PM
Room: Theater
Skill Level: Intermediate
Language: English
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Format: Internet Freedom: Present and Future
Presenter: purplerebel
Other Presenters: Dhyta Caturani, CheekayCinco, Don Le, Sze Ming Tan, Ei Myat Noe Khin
This panel will gather digital rights activists from Southeast Asia to map out challenges and ways forward for internet freedom in the region. Each panelist will discuss the current state of internet freedom in the countries they represent and the strategies they have mobilized in ensuring a free, open, and accessible internet in the larger struggle for human rights. The panel will end with a discussion on movement building to counter the rise of populism and fascism in the ASEAN.
Target Audience:
Anyone interested; human rights defenders; participants from Southeast Asia
Desired Outcome:
Consciousness raising; develop a possible network of internet freedom fighters