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Editorial and Outreach Coordinator (Myanmar)

by EM News last modified October 15, 2014

We are looking for a strong, dynamic and creative individual to lead EngageMedia's new editorial project to enhance video outreach, engagement, and impact in Myanmar.

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RightsCon Southeast Asia 2015

RightsCon Southeast Asia 2015

by EM News last modified October 09, 2014

We've launched our proposal form for #RightsCon Southeast Asia scheduled for March 24-25 in Manila!

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Why Hong Kong Protestor Are Switching to FireChat ?

Why Hong Kong Protestor Are Switching to FireChat ?

by EM News last modified October 07, 2014

Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators finding it difficult to communicate over congested mobile-phone networks are downloading the application FireChat about 100,000 times a day in an effort to stay connected.

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Anonymous Declares War Against Hong Kong Police

by EM News last modified October 03, 2014

Anonymous hackers have declared cyber war on the police and Hong Kong government over Sunday's tear gas tactics.

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Welcoming the Umbrella Revolution

by yerry last modified October 03, 2014

The popular 'Occupy Central' movement in Hong Kong presents one of the biggest political challenges for Beijing since it violently crushed pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989.

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Kanal KPK Launched with Support from EngageMedia

Kanal KPK Launched with Support from EngageMedia

by yerry last modified October 07, 2014

Videos from EngageMedia have been featured on the newly launched online media channel of Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission.

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Why do the Feminist Principles of the Internet Matter?

by Dhyta Caturani last modified September 16, 2014

The Internet is believed to be an open space for everyone to express themselves freely. So why do we need a set of principles to "govern" us?

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Piratebay Founders Imprisoned

Piratebay Founders Imprisoned

by yerry last modified September 11, 2014

Two founders of the internet's most popular peer-to-peer file sharing site, Piratebay, are currently serving time in prison. Support can be provided by sending them letters, books, and vegan candy.

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9th Internet Governance Forum: Gender and Sexuality Online

by Dhyta Caturani last modified September 11, 2014

As I mentioned in my previous blogpost, there were several sessions and side meetings at the 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Out of those, there were only a few on gender and sexuality, and this post is about the ones I had the privilege to attend.

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Thoughts on the 9th Internet Governance Forum

by Dhyta Caturani last modified September 10, 2014

The 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held from September 2–5 this year in Istanbul, Turkey. Around 3000 people from governments, intergovernmental organizations, private sectors and civil society from all over the world attended.

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Malaysia: Increasing use of the Sedition Act fosters a climate of repression

Malaysia: Increasing use of the Sedition Act fosters a climate of repression

by yerry last modified September 09, 2014

Malaysia must end its alarming use of the Sedition Act to criminalize activists, opposition politicians, journalists, students and academics, Amnesty International urged today. The use of the law – increasingly against individuals simply expressing political, religious and other views – is creating a chilling effect on freedom of expression in the country.

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Release detained French journalists in Papua

Release detained French journalists in Papua

by EM News last modified September 18, 2014

SEAPA urges Indonesian authorities to immediately release two French journalists arrested in Papua since August 6. Police detained the two journalists, Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat, who were filming undercover a documentary on the restive region of Papua for the French-German TV network Arte. They are now in their fourth week of detention.

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WORKING TITLE 4: A Youth and Media Mentoring Project

WORKING TITLE 4: A Youth and Media Mentoring Project

by EM News last modified September 04, 2014

C31 Melbourne - the Melbourne Community Television Consortium launch WORKING TITLE 4 project, a free youth and media mentoring program.

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Plumi Video-Sharing Web App Workshop on August 21

(Skype, from August 21, 2014 to August 21, 2014)

Plumi is a free open-source video-sharing app you can use to run your own video website. We are excited to announce this workshop coming up on August 21st 2014. This is a unique chance to boost your Plumi skills, whether you are fairly new to the project or you have been using Plumi for some time.

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Call for Entries: 2nd Woodpecker Film Festival 2014

Call for Entries: 2nd Woodpecker Film Festival 2014

Woodpecker Film Festival is inviting documentaries, short films and advertisements on ten thematic areas. Last date for submission is Sept 1, 2014

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ဒီဇင္ဘာ ၂၀၁၃ မွာ video4change ကြန္ယက္မွ ဗီဒီယုိ (Burmese)

by EM News last modified August 11, 2014

လွဳပ္ရွားတက္ႀကြသူေတြႏွင့္စီတီဇင္ဂ်ာနယ္လစ္ေတြအတြက္သူတို့ရဲ႔ ဗီဒီယိုေတြထိထိေရာက္ေရာက္ ျဖန႔္ခ်ီထုပ္ေဝနိင္ရန္အတြက္ ရည္ရြယ္ျပီးလမ္းညြွန္ ခ်က္ေတြထုပ္ျပန္ေပးခဲ႔ပါတယ္။ ဒီလမ္းညွြန္္ေတြထဲမွာမိုလ္ဘိုင္းဗီဒီယုိအသုံးျပဳပုံကေန အမွီအခိုကင္းတဲ႔ ဗီဒီယုိဝက္ဆိုဒ္ တည္ေထာင္ပုံအထိပါဝင္ျပီးInternews Europ မွပံပုိး ကူညီခဲ႔ပါတယ္။

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Call for Entries Invited for "Quotes from the Earth" Environmental Film Festival 2014

Call for Entries Invited for "Quotes from the Earth" Environmental Film Festival 2014

by Divakar Yadav last modified July 16, 2014

Toxics Link and India International Centre is organizing “Quotes from the Earth” an exploration of films on environment, to be held at IIC, New Delhi, from 5th & 6th December, 2014 (Friday & Saturday).

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Suara Baru: New Voices on the Indonesian Presidential Elections

Suara Baru: New Voices on the Indonesian Presidential Elections

by EM News last modified August 06, 2014

EngageMedia's new initiative, Suara Baru (New Voices), features videos on young Indonesians and their views on its landmark presidential elections.

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