MFN Legal Briefing: Understanding the New Criminal Code

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Media Freedom Network (MFN) is a solidarity network for freedom of expression movements in Southeast Asia.  The amendments to the Indonesian Criminal Code (KUHP) during the December 6th sitting of the Indonesian House of Representatives marked a grave step backwards for democracy in Indonesia. The real threats to freedom of expression posed by the Indonesian […]

/ba.ca/ with NN: Growing Together, A Discussion on Collective Care

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/ba∙ca/ with New Naratif is a reading group series that invites members to come together to discuss selected stories published by New Naratif. As we enter the new year, a lot of us may be feeling anxious after facing three years that were filled with uncertainty and difficulty. Jessica Horn says it well in “Resist […]

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MFN Legal Briefing: The Climate of Risks for Media in Malaysia

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The Media Freedom Network (MFN) is a solidarity network for freedom of expression movements in Southeast Asia.  With the new “unity government” helmed by Anwar Ibrahim and consisting of unlikely bedfellows UMNO and Pakatan Harapan, a lot is being expected of the reform agenda which has been put forward since the 15th Malaysian general election. […]

/ba.ca/ with New Naratif: Queer Ecology – A Reading

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“We are pow­er­ful because we have sur­vived, and that is what it is all about—sur­vival and growth.” - Audre Lorde   In Southeast Asia, colonialism has left a scathing mark of anti-LGBT violence. As our queer-friendly indigenous traditions were erased, our environment became stripped of its sustainability. To address this, we invited Southeast Asian writers […]

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Democracy Classroom: SOGIESC Equality

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New Naratif's Democracy Classrooms are a safe space where our community can come together, articulate our thoughts, and practice democracy. It’s been seven years since the SOGIE Equality Bill was filed, and still the fight against harassment and discrimination of LGBTQIA+ Filipinos continues. From the struggle for basic needs, to more visibility and legal protection, the […]

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New Naratif Townhall: The Citizens’ Agenda Malaysia

Liberal Latte Wisma E&C, 2, Lorong Dungun Kiri, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Aduh! Ekonomi camne? With the cost of living and prices of essential needs skyrocketing to an all-time high coupled with stagnant salaries, Malaysians can’t help but wonder “how do we live like this?”  New Naratif’s The Citizens’ Agenda 2022 found that economic issues took up the top 3 slots out of the top 5 issues […]

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Democracy Classroom: Inequality in Singapore

New Naratif’s Democracy Classrooms are a safe space where our community can come together, articulate our thoughts, and practice democracy. Singapore is routinely cited as one of the most unequal countries in the world. By many measures, it is: one of the world’s highest concentrations of millionaires and billionaires per capita, even as 30% of working households […]

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MFN Legal Briefing: The SIM Card Registration Act of the Philippines

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The Media Freedom Network (MFN) is a solidarity network for freedom of expression movements in Southeast Asia.  The SIM Registration Act 2022 of the Philippines was recently promulgated by the Congress of the Philippines amid backlash from human rights and civil society organisations, labour organisations, and media houses on the proposed reforms contained within the […]

MFN Democracy Classroom: Data Journalism and Storytelling

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The Media Freedom Network (MFN) is a solidarity network for freedom of expression movements in Southeast Asia. The COVID-19 pandemic proved how powerful data journalism could be. Newsrooms worldwide, big […]

New Naratif 101: The Contours of Human Displacement in Malaysia

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Have you ever wondered who a refugee, a migrant worker, a stateless person, a human trafficking survivor, and an internally displaced person is? What overlapping or contrasting human displacement realities […]

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