Breakout Panel Discussion 4
January 12, 2023 01:30 PM
to January 12, 2023 02:30 PM

Details are updated as of 22 December 2022

Digital authoritarianism has accelerated over the past years, as the COVID-19 pandemic drove governments to control information and their citizens’ activities using digital technologies. These measures, purportedly implemented as part of the health response, have normalised state surveillance and worsened censorship of critical voices.


Miraj Ahmed Chowdhury
EditorGlobal Investigative Journalism Network; Founder, Digitally Right
Dr. Janjira Sombatpoonsiri
Assistant ProfessorInstitute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University
Damar Juniarto
Executive DirectorSAFEnet