Aumentan los discursos de odio contra opositores y activistas en Singapur, según estudio
Shortly after the release of Asia Centre’s latest report “Political Hate Sites in Singapore: Flourishing without Repercussions” on 8 July 2023, Agencia EFE, a Spanish international news agency, reported the findings of the report in its article “Aumentan los discursos de odio contra opositores y activistas en Singapur, según estudio” with SWI swissinfo.ch – the Swiss news and information platform.
Asia Centre report highlights proliferation of unchecked hate sites in Singapore
Following the release of Asia Centre’s latest report “Political Hate Sites in Singapore: Flourishing without Repercussions” on 8 July 2023, The Online Citizen reported on the findings of the report by highlighting the proliferation of hate sites and hate speech in the digital space directed to those who call out the transgression of the state’s policies and public officials.
PAP’s overwhelming dominance makes civil rights advocacy challenging, says Jolovan Wham
On 10 May 2023, The Online Citizen, a regional online publication based in Taiwan, reported on Asia Centre’s recent podcast episode featuring Jolovan Wham, social worker and activist who works on issues concerning migrant workers, the death penalty, and civil and political rights in Singapore. For this episode, he discusses the impacts and developments of Singapore’s Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Act (FICA) and the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) and how its affecting advocacy works within the country’s civic space.
‘เอเชีย เซ็นเตอร์’ เผยรายงาน IO ข้อมูลบิดเบือนโดยรัฐกระทบความสุจริตและสมบูรณ์ต่อการเลือกตั้งในไทย
On 13 May 2023, one day before the election, Prachatai, an independent non-profit online newspaper in Thailand, published Asia Centre’s findings from its latest report “State-Sponsored Online Disinformation: Impact on Electoral Integrity in Thailand”, which investigates how disinformation will be used to shape the outcomes of the 14 May elections and thereafter.