CARD Hosted Consultation Meetings on Freedom of Expression and Challenges Experienced

CARD hosted consultation meetings on the 29th and 30th of December 2020 on the merits and demerits of the social media era on the freedom of expression. The half-day long consultation meetings were held in the Western Plus hotel with the attendance of online content producers and mainstream media journalists in the two days, respectively. […]

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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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