211 Check fact-checking statistics for 2023

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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, reshaping the information landscape and empowering individuals to discern and counter false information.

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#defyhatenow South Sudan

Defyhatenow is a non-profit organization registered in South Sudan since 2019. It is one of the leading entities that promotes digital rights and citizenry by providing data-driven solutions to the problem of hate speech, fake news, and misinformation in the country. Working at the nexus of technology, peacebuilding, and human rights.

It creates frameworks for enhancing trust among stakeholders through mobilizing civic action against all forms of hate speech, misinformation, human rights violations, and incitement to violence.

Our thematic focus​

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Media and Information Literacy

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Digital Rights & Cyber Safety

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Combating Hate Speech

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Fact checking & Information Verification

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Over time, the #defyhatenow project in South Sudan has built tools and platforms for hate speech mitigation, fact-checking, information access and cyber security, as listed below.

211 Check South Sudan

verify your Facts with 211Check

211CHECK is a fact-checking and information verification platform that works on countering misinformation and disinformation in South Sudan.


SafetyComm South Sudan

Community Cyber Safety and Security

is an online community/platform that provides tools, methodologies, and resources on the online safety of social media users and digital natives.


Document Repository

Enabling open information access

The Document Repository is a collective archive of information and data containing documents related to Peacebuilding, Hate Speech, Freedom of expression, Digital laws and rights, and COVID-19, which was built by #defyhatenow South Sudan with funding from the European Union Delegation to South Sudan.


Field Guide

#defyhatenow Social Media Hate Speech Mitigation Field Guide South Sudan

The #defyhatenow Field Guide offers tools and strategies to be used by community-based organisations & online campaigns for peacebuilding in South Sudan and around the world.

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