Internet Rights

Internet Shutdowns: A Myth of Security and Public Safety

Foundation for Media Alternatives 25 January 2018 The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) expresses grave concern over the decision of Philippine authorities to shut down cell sites during huge festivities. The organization calls for transparency regarding the guidelines used by authorities before resorting to signal jamming. As advocates of human Read more…

Internet Rights

Foundation for Media Alternatives denounces attacks on press freedom and free speech

17 January 2018 Foundation for Media Alternatives’ statement on press freedom and free speech   The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) condemns all attempts to suppress press freedom in the Philippines. As advocates of human rights and communication rights, FMA believes that freedom of the press and of expression are Read more…

Internet Rights

Voice or Chatter? Towards A More Impactful Milieu of ICT-mediated Citizen Engagement in the Philippines

There is no time period more challenging yet and at the same time more exciting for governance than when the political environment is in flux. In the Philippines, 2016 marked significant changes as the country transitioned to the Duterte administration. The Duterte era is believed to signal greater transparency in Read more…

Internet Rights

FOI Coalition assesses state of FOI in the first 100 days of Duterte administration

The Right to Know, Right Now (R2KRN) Coalition, a group of around 160 individuals and organizations advocating for the fulfillment of the people’s freedom of information, held a public forum on “FOI in the First 100 Days: Developments and Balance of Work” on Friday, 7 October 2016.   Members of the Coalition delivered presentations on Read more…

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