Mong Palatino · February, 2014

activist. two-term member of philippine house of representatives. southeast asia editor of global voices

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Latest posts by Mong Palatino from February, 2014

27 February 2014

Draft Media Law Could Bring Censorship to East Timor

Local media groups are rejecting a draft media law in East Timor that contains provisions that threaten free expression and media workers' rights.

19 February 2014

Philippine Supreme Court Upholds Cyber Libel Law

The Philippine Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of an online libel policy, disappointing and angering media freedom advocates

11 February 2014

February 11: Activists Say No to “Cyber Martial Law”, Digital Surveillance in Philippines

On Feburary 11, Filipino activists and netizen groups renewed their opposition to the anti-cybercrime law which they described as a "dangerous measure that would legitimize cyber martial law in the...

7 February 2014

Indonesia: Twitter Defamation Case Casts Shadow on Media Landscape

Media freedom advocates call for a revision of Indonesia's 'draconian' Internet law after a local Twitter celebrity was found guilty of defaming a politician.