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 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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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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CARD Hosted a Consultation Meeting on Ethiopia’s Draft Bill of Anti Hate Speech Law

CARD has hosted a consultation meeting among Ethiopian online content producers on the 14th of December 2019 at the Intercontinental Hotel. The meeting was also attended by representatives from the House of People’s Representatives and Federal Attorney General of Ethiopia. Mesenbet Assefa (Ph.D.), a professor in Addis Ababa University,  has made a presentation on the […]

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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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