Amid social media crisis, internet freedom in PH continues to decline

Every year, Freedom House publishes assessments on global internet freedom. This year, the report is titled “The Crisis of Social Media,” highlighting how social media spaces have been exploited due to lack of regulations in terms of their susceptibility to be utilized as tools for “political distortion and social control.” Read more…

Call for applications: Imagine a Feminist Internet Southeast Asia Workshop

Can you imagine a feminist internet? The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) and EMPOWER-Malaysia, with the support of Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), will be holding the a three-day collaborative workshop on Imagine a Feminist Internet in Southeast Asia+ (IFI-SEA+) that will take Read more…

[PhilWomen on ASEAN] Statement on Ambassador Rosario Manalo’s pronouncements at the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

During the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland on 24 June – 12 July 2019, Iceland proposed a resolution for the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) to report on the human rights situation in the Philippines and for the Read more…

[iDEFEND Statement] Human Rights groups welcome Iceland resolution on the Philippines

In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) welcomes the resolution filed by Iceland at the 41st UN Human Rights Council Session in Geneva, seeking a comprehensive report by the High Commissioner, on the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines pursuant to the government’s war on drugs. The draft resolution Read more…