35 local CSOs condemn prohibition of peace call press conference

A gathering of 35 local CSOs preparing to give a joint press conference on an “urgent call for peace” condemned their prevention from making the call by personnel in civilian and military attires who claimed to have been sent by “a government body.” In an online press conference these CSOs issued following the ban, they […]

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Open Call for Applications to the First CARD WERDWET RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2020

Introduction CARD Werdwet Research Fellowship Program (Werdwet Fellowship) is launched by CARD to promote indigenous knowledge to fight inequality and look for ways of protecting the rights for minorities and vulnerable groups. The research fellowship program will also give women and youth opportunities to pursue their passion of researching and promoting their ideas to bring […]

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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 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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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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