Violence in the Age of Social Media

Program Year: 2019

In May 2019, The Asia Foundation invited local partners to Bangkok for a discussion on new technologies and their role in escalating or mitigating violence in the region. Panelists included Gullnaz Baig (Facebook), Min Zaw Oo (Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security), Victoire Rio (Myanmar Tech Accountability Network), Prof. Imtiaz Ahmed (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh) and Prof. Kusuma Kooyai (Prince of Songkla University – Pattani Campus, Thailand).

Watch a video with highlights from the workshop

Related locations: Thailand
Related programs: Conflict and Fragile Conditions
Related topics: Violence Monitoring Systems

HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA

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The health and safety of our community, partners, grantees, and staff is our top priority. As the COVID-19 health emergency unfolds, we are working hard to continue and adapt the Foundation’s important programs focused on improving lives and expanding opportunities on the ground in Asia. Read more about our COVID-19 response.