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Stories about Languages

Q&A: Meet Rany Phok, Krung language activist

Please meet Rany Phok, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account from August 11-18, 2020. She will be sharing his work with the Krung language, spoken in Cambodia.

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.

Q&A: Meet Lami’ Tsai-Wei Hung, Sakizaya language activist

Please meet Lami’ Tsai-Wei Hung, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 15-21, 2020. She will be sharing her work with the Sakizaya language, spoken in Taiwan.

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.

Q&A: Meet Walis Taywang, Seediq language activist

Please meet Walis Taywang, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during July 01-07, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Seediq language, spoken in Taiwan.

Q&A: Meet Ilham Nurwansah, Sundanese language activist

Please meet Ilham Nurwansah, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during June 24-30, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Sundanese language, spoken in Indonesia.