CARD joins Access Now, HRW, AI and 100+ others to ask Governments STOP Use of Coronavirus Pandemic as Pretext for Expanding Digital Surveillance

CARD signed a joint statement with more than 100 civil society organisations who are concerned about the growing digital surveillance in the name of fighting the pandemic of COVID-19. “Technology can and should play an important role during this effort to save lives, such as to spread public health messages and increase access to health […]

Read More

CARD co-hosted panel discussion on Freedom of Expression, Hate speech and Election

CARD has co-hosted a half-day panel discussion on ‘freedom of expression, hate speech, and election’ in partnership with Ameha Mekonnen and Associates Law Office (AMLO) and Network of Digital Rights in Ethiopia (NDRE) on the 29th of February 2020 at Intercontinental Addis Hotel.   Wondimagegn Tadesse, Director of Center for Human Rights at Addis Ababa University, […]

Read More

CARD has Provided Digital Security Training to Online Media Users

CARD, in partnership with Facebook, has provided training on digital security and digital activism for online media users snad civil society organization representatives, journalists and activists. The training was held on the 24th and 25th of 2020 at Intercontinental Addis Hotel.  The digital security training was given by Atnafu Brhane, digital trainer Program Director at […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

CARD Held a Press Conference on the Impact of Hate speech and Disinformation on the upcoming Ethiopian Election

CARD, in a press conference on held on the 30th of January 2020 at the Caleb hotel, on the prevalence of hate speech, expressed the need to protect the election from disinformation.  “CARD has been conducting social media monitoring for the past six months and learned that Ethiopia is experiencing a rise in false information […]

Read More