Conflict-Sensitive Civic-Engagement of the Youth in Ethiopia

Background This guideline is developed based on deliberations of a workshop that has participated 20 known youth activists from different regions of Ethiopia in November 2020. The youth activists have worked in groups starting to define conflict, conflict-sensitivity, civic-engagement, and continued to discuss opportunities and challenges of Ethiopian youth in civic-engagement, and finally draw a […]

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Protect Yourself: a guide for social media users

CARD has developed a guide for social media users to protect their safety online in different languages. The guide starts with how to protect one’s safety on social media, community standards of Facebook, and ends up with practical guides to identify and analyze disinformation and hate speech. The guide is developed in Amharic, Afaan Oromo, […]

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Eyerusalem: “My Experience as a Werdwet Fellow”

Werdwet Fellowship is a research fellowship program created by CARD to promote indigenous knowledge to fight inequality and look for ways of protecting the rights of vulnerable and minority groups in Ethiopia. The research fellowship program will also give women and youth opportunities to pursue their passion for researching and promoting their ideas to bring […]

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Pre-trial Proceedings of Post-Hachalu Detentions: Legal Analysis of Selected Cases

By Mikiyas Bekele[1] Click Here to download PDF Version.  I. Background 1. Following the assassination of a prominent Ethiopian Singer, Hachalu Hundessa, on June 29, 2020, there was unrest and, communal and religious violence in parts of the Oromia Region and the capital Addis Ababa. Following this tragic incident, arrests including prominent politicians and journalists […]

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