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, […]

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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 […]

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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 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 […]

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CARD has Conducted a Workshop on Electoral Laws Reform

CARD has conducted a workshop on the changes in Ethiopia’s electoral laws reform on January 17th, 2020 at Intercontinental Addis Hotel. The Ethiopian Electoral, Political Parties Registration and Elections’ Code of Conduct Proclamation 1162/2019 is a merger of three previous laws revised and adopted following Ethiopian government’s promise to reform the political space. The workshop, […]

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