#defyhatenow_Cameroon

Mobilising Civic Action to Counter Violent Extremism Online and Offline in Cameroon.

#defyhatenow_South Sudan

An urgent community peace-building, training and conflict reconciliation project in South Sudan.

#defyhatenow_Ethiopia

Mobilising civic and digital action to counter online hate speech and incitement to violence in Ethiopia.

About #DEFYHATENOW

An initiative that works on providing community-based and data-driven solutions to the problem of hate speech, disinformation and countering online incitement to violence.

 

What we do

Our thematic focus

Education, Trauma Relief And Psychosocial Support​

Social Media Analysis , Monitoring and Citizen Data​

Policy Development and Political Leadership​

Activism, Art, Campaigns​

Open Tech and Emergency Response​

Recent updates

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“The Field Guide belongs to Cameroonians as a whole and most especially all lovers of peace.”

Buea Taxi Drivers Unite Against Hate Speech in Innovative Campaign – By Mbuh Stella

Buea Taxi Drivers Unite Against Hate Speech in Innovative Campaign – By Mbuh Stella

Through their Unions, they led the motorcade, alongside administrative, municipal and traditional authorities, accompanied by lovers of peace and well-wishers.

#YouthDay2024: Engaging Cameroon Youth in Peace Processes & Advocacy!

#YouthDay2024: Engaging Cameroon Youth in Peace Processes & Advocacy!

To mark the celebrations this year, #defyhatenow is running activities in the North West and South West Regions, as well…

#StopBapMop Caravan in Buea: Denouncing ALL forms of Hatespeech!

#StopBapMop Caravan in Buea: Denouncing ALL forms of Hatespeech!

Civic Watch through the #defyhatenow initiative in Cameroon partners with the Member of Parliament for Buea Urban, Honourable Malomba Esembe,…

Upholding Human Rights: Safeguarding Dignity and Freedom of Speech

Upholding Human Rights: Safeguarding Dignity and Freedom of Speech

Hate speech poses a serious threat to human rights, democracy and peace in Cameroon. It can fuel mistrust, resentment and…

211 Check’s Impact in 2023: Combating misinformation and promoting fact-checking in South Sudan

211 Check’s Impact in 2023: Combating misinformation and promoting fact-checking in South Sudan

211 Check has made significant strides in combating misinformation in South Sudan through extensive training, global recognition, and local engagement,…

Arte in Cameroon; Social media, hate speech and Elections

Arte in Cameroon; Social media, hate speech and Elections

Social media platforms are gaining more grounds in various parts of the world and Cameroon inclusive due to various factors.…

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