[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…

Women Learn The Basics

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY |  Generally, Digital Literacy is the set of competencies required for full participation in knowledge society. It includes knowledge, skills and behaviors involving the effective use of digital devices such as computer desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets for the purpose of communications, seeking job opportunity, expression, collaboration, education Read more…

Joint Statement on Facebook’s Internal Guideline for Content Moderation

The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) is one of the signatories of a joint statement on Facebook’s Internal Guideline for Content Moderation, and its impact on women and gender violence. This statement is borne out of the UK-based Guardian publication releasing in late May 2017 “The Facebook Files“, leaked internal documents Read more…

Philippines in the UPR: Misrepresentations and Myopic Responses

This year, the Philippines is undergoing its third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC). The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) submitted a UPR stakeholder report on the state of digital rights in the Philippines together with the Association of Progressive Communications (APC), as well as Read more…