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Q&A: Meet Veer Keram, Gondi language activist

Please meet Veer Keram, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account from August 05-11, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Gondi language, spoken in India.

Q&A: Meet Muhammad Zaman Sagar, Gawri language activist

Please meet Muhammad Zaman Sagar, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account from July 29-August 04, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Gawri (Kalami) language, spoken in Pakistan.

Interview with Gladys Camacho Rios, Quechua language digital activist

Learn more about Gladys Camacho Rios. She hosts the @ActLenguas Twitter account during June 22-29, 2020 and will talk about her work with Quechua language.

Panel: How indigenous communities are combating misinformation by creating fact-checked resources in their native languages

Take part in a RightsCon panel discussion about the importance of providing fact-checking and verified information in indigenous languages of Latin America.

Online Conversation: How language digital activism can play a role in the upcoming International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Please join us in the 2nd in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Thursday, July 30, 2020

Q&A with Language Warriors PH, a translators’ network in the Philippines

Language Warriors PH will host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 22-28, 2020. Find out about their work translating health content in various Philippine languages.

Indian activists publish the first online magazine in the Santali language

Language activists from the eastern Indian state of Odisha have recently published the very first online magazine in the Santali language.

Online Conversation: What does the future hold for indigenous languages online in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Announcing the first in a series of online exchanges about language digital activism to take place on Thursday, July 16, 2020

Q&A: Meet Nabil Berri, Acehnese language activist

Please meet Nabil Berri, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 08-14, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Acehnese language, spoken in Indonesia.

Interview with Elena Tambriz, K’iche’ language digital activist

Learn more about Elena Tambriz. She is the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account during June 1-7, 2020 and will speak about her work in support of the K’iche’ language.

Q&A: Meet Sok Socheat, Bunong language activist

Please meet Sok Socheat, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during June 17-23, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Bunong language, spoken in Cambodia.

Making Swahili visible: Identity, language and the internet

Swahili is the most widely spoken African language, but its visibility online is dismal. Kenyan language activist Bonface Witaba is working to change this.

A Yorùbá language activist strives for linguistic diversity in digital spaces 

Adéṣinà Ọmọ Yoòbá, a Nigerian Yorùbá language and culture advocate, is keen to bridge the cultural and linguistic digital divide.