Digital Security Guideline for Journalists and Human Rights Defenders

Atnafu Brhane, Digital Security Trainer and Program Director at CARD, has published Digital Security Guideline. The Guideline is developed for journalists and human rights defenders and is prepared in three languages: Amharic, Afaan Oromo and English. “Human rights defenders and journalists have regularly been targeted by authorities in Ethiopia simply for expressing themselves freely and […]

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CARD has given “Conflict Mitigation through Dialogue” training for AAU Students

CARD, in a support it has received from National Endowment for Democracy (NED), has given the first of conflict mitigation training series for 24 active students in Addis Ababa University different campuses on the 21st and 22nd of December 2019 at the Intercontinental Addis Hotel. In the training, clubs and association leaders as well as […]

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Universities as Contested Terrain: Making sense of Violent conflicts in Ethiopian Universities

By Yonas Ashine (Ph.D) Introduction  Identity politics dominate the political history of modern Ethiopia. The division in Ethiopian society is based on contested identities which have been mobilized to create notions of belonging and citizenship, as well as making enemy-friend distinction. Such mobilizations and the responses from the state are the root causes of violence […]

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Ethnic-Based Conflicts in Ethiopia’s Higher Education: The Case of Debre Berhan University

By Zekarias B. Abebe Introduction This study intends to explore the conflict dynamics in Ethiopia’s higher education with specific reference to Debre Berhan University. It sheds light on the triggers and some of the structural problems that engender ethnic-based conflicts in a university set-up. As part of the university community for more than seven years, […]

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Alarming Escalation of Hateful Expressions among Ethiopian Diaspora Community in US

CARD has analyzed NINE videos posted on YouTube after the demonstrations against and for Jawar Mohammed, a renowned and controversial political activist and media mogul in Ethiopia, during his recent visit to the US in November 2019. The videos covered SIX demonstrations in Washington (DC), Seattle (Washington), Atlanta (Georgia), Minneapolis (Minnesota), Las Vegas Nevada and […]

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