CARD Condemns revocation of Somali Journalists Association license

The Center for the Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is alarmed by the unwarranted suspension of the Somali Journalists Association by the Somali Region Justice Bureau and the Somali Region Communication Bureau. In a letter dated February 3, 2023, the region’s Communication Bureau issued a letter to the Association saying that the Association’s legal […]

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Call for Applicants: we are looking to hire a Senior Project Officer

Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is a board-led, for-not-profit organization registered in Ethiopia under the Civil Societies Law 1113/2019 with registry number 4307. CARD acquired its legal personality on 24 July 2019. CARD aspires to see Ethiopia where democratic culture flourished on human rights values and has been working with a mission […]

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Call for workshop facilitators and gender assessment consultants

Introduction The Center for the Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is a board-led, for-not-profit organization registered in Ethiopia under the Civil Societies Law 1113/2019 with registry number 4307. CARD acquired its legal personality on 24 July 2019. ​CARD aspires to see Ethiopia where democratic culture flourished on human rights values and has been working […]

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Assessment of Conflict Sensitivity in the Ethiopian Media Editorial Policies

We are in an era when conflicts are prevalent in Ethiopia and when it is important to develop maximum sensitivity should the country solve the conflicts in peaceful dialogues. The role of the media is vital in either conflict resolution or exacerbation through war propaganda. Editorial policies are also meant to shape the narrative, set […]

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Post-2018 Ethiopian Media Landscape Review

The advancement of digital technologies, political and legal changes, and the growth in the number of journalism schools in Ethiopia have generally contributed to the overall growth of media outlets and media workers. However, there is no comprehensive source of information that shows the impact of these changes and developments in the general information ecosystem. […]

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