[Event] Magmalasakit. Magpahayag. Magtanggol! -XP2

On day one, participants will be joined by bloggers and individuals representing various civil society organizations in the Freedom of Expression Conference 2 (FreeXP.con2). FreeXP.con2 will highlight the situation of freedom of opinion and expression (FoE) in the Philippines, which continues to be under threat with impunity. From human rights defenders, media and journalists, bloggers…

Freedom of Expression Conference Declaration

Freedom of Expression Conference Declaration We, human rights defenders and civil society organizations (CSOs) working for the defense and protection of human rights, gathered in Quezon City, Philippines, during the Freedom of Expression Conference, FreeXP.con organized by the Human Rights Online Philippines (HRonlinePH) on 1-2 December 2017; Reaffirming, that the right to freedom of expression…

[Event] FreeXP.con -Freedom of Expression Conference FreeXP.con

FreeXP.con Freedom of Expression Conference FreeXP.con #WagMatakotMagpahayag Introduction Freedom of Expression Conference, FreeXP.con organized by the Human Rights Online Philippines https://hronlineph.com/ will highlight the situation of freedom of expression (FoE) in the Philippines, which continues to be under threat with impunity. From human rights defenders, media and journalists, bloggers and individuals who are critical of…

Protect Freedom of Expression Campaign, ‘Wag Matakot Magpahayag!-HRonlinePH.com

The Human Rights Online Philippines (HRonlinePH) http://www.hronlineph.com presents its project, “Protection and empowerment of human rights defenders in the Philippines”, supported by the British Embassy Manila, and key information on its experiences supporting the use of information technology in campaign and advocacy among communities of human rights defenders (HRDs) in the Philippines. The project was…

[In the news] Human rights defenders call for safe environment online vs harassment, threats -RAPPLER

Human rights defenders call for safe environment online vs harassment, threats by Jodesz Gavilan, RAPPLER Human Rights Online Philippines’ project comes amid threats and harassment advocates have been receiving online ever since the start of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs   MANILA, Philippines – A human rights organization is taking a stand against the…

[From the web] France: An Attack on Free Expression, Response to Charlie Hebdo Killings Should Protect Rights -HRW

France: An Attack on Free Expression Response to Charlie Hebdo Killings Should Protect Rights (PARIS, JANUARY 8, 2015) — French authorities should bring to justice those responsible for the horrific attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo on January 7, 2015, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should guard against backlash against French Muslims…

[Press Release] ICT policy advocacy group joins ‘Black Tuesday’ EDSA Protest -FMA

ICT policy advocacy group joins ‘Black Tuesday’ EDSA Protest “Policies governing the cyberspace or in general, information and communications technology (ICT) should always be in the framework of rights,” reiterates Foundation for Media Alternatives, an organization active for pushing for the upholding of human rights in different ICT policy spaces. FMA joins the Filipino people…

[From the web] Media, netizens to mark EDSA with ‘Black Tuesday’ protest -PCIJ

Media, netizens to mark EDSA with ‘Black Tuesday’ protest February 21, 2014 MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS, netizens, and civil society groups will commemorate the 28th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolt on Tuesday, Feb. 25, with a coordinated online protest against a recent Supreme Court ruling affirming the constitutionality of online libel. The “Black Tuesday” protest…

[Statement] PIFA on #StopCyberMartialLaw and #TheDayWeFightBack global action against mass surveillance

Dear All, Below is a sign-on statement in support of the call to repeal Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 and to end mass surveillance. If you or your organization wants to sign, kindly email nicadumlao@yahoo.com. Thanks! ———————————————————————– Nica Dumlao Program Coordinator Internet Rights Foundation for Media Alternatives Unit 209; No. 77 Xavierville Ave. cor B.…