Modules on Litigating Freedom of Expression and Digital Rights in South and Southeast Asia
Media Defence’s Modules on Freedom of Expression and Digital Rights consist of modules designed as a reference guide for litigating cases of digital rights in South and Southeast Asia. These modules are aimed at an audience of lawyers, with experience of litigation, but not necessarily of media, digital rights, freedom of expression or human rights law. They can also be useful to law students and legal practitioners with an interest in digital rights.
In this publication, you will find the following modules:
- Module 1 – Key Principles of International Law and Freedom of Expression
- Module 2 – Introduction to Digital Rights
- Module 3 – Access to the Internet
- Module 4 – Data Privacy and Data Protection
- Module 5 – Defamation
- Module 6 – Hate Speech
- Module 7 – Cybercrimes
- Module 8 – ‘False News’, Misinformation, and Propaganda
- Module 9 – National Security
- Module 10 – Violence Against Journalists
- Module 11 – Introduction to UN Mechanisms
The modules are provided under a creative commons license and are therefore free to share and adapt with appropriate credit. These modules were produced in partnership with the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and prepared with the assistance of the Centre for Law and Democracy and ALT Advisory.