Press Releases

Apr 06, 2018 – #ThinkB4UClick – Raising awareness on the misuse of Social Media (click to view PDF)

Feb 26, 2018 – Launch of DEFY – the film // Combating Hate Speech through the arts

 

Press Contact

For media inquiries and interview request please contact

Parach Mach, Public Relations Manager
+211-917355557, parach@defyhatenow.net

 

Activities

#defyhatenow team members are providing extensive trainings, workshops, sports events and music concerts to raise awareness on the impact of hate speech online and offline, thereby bringing together grassroots organizations and youth groups in South Sudan and the diaspora. #defyhatenow is repetitively being featured in local media.

For an overview of our activities go to defyhatenow.net/workshops

 

 

News Articles

June 14, 2018 – Peace News: New IT Campaign Battles Hate Speech Online

May 02, 2018 – West Nile Web: Music star, film actor ask youth to shun hate messages on social media

Mar 23, 2018 – Juba Monitor: Poetry event attracts hundreds in Bor

Jan 25-31, 2016 – The Mail: An Initiative to combat Hate Speech launched – Arabic version

2015 – The Nation Mirror: Lack of cyber laws increasing hate speech-Researcher

 

Radio interviews

Apr 27, 2018 – Arua One FM, Arua, Uganda: Sundowner Drive Show on DEFY – the film and #ThinkB4UClick

Apr 24, 2018 – Radio Miraya, Juba, South Sudan: #DefyHateNow campaigners call for Laws to regulate Hatespeech and Lies

Apr 17, 2018 – Radio Miraya, Juba, South Sudan: Campaign compels citizens to guard against fake news and false information

Apr 12, 2018 – Radio Miraya, Juba, South Sudan: New Campaign to lobby citizens to “ThinkB4UClick”

Apr 03, 2018 – Radio Jonglei, Bor, South Sudan: DEFY – the film and mitigating hate speech

Mar 16, 2018 – Sama FM, Juba, South Sudan: #defyhatenow Field Guide

Mar 02, 2018 – Radio Miraya, Juba, South Sudan: “Use Social Media Responsibly” – German Ambassador to South Sudanese

Feb 21, 2018 – Radio Miraya, Juba, South Sudan: New Film on the effects of the Social Media premiers in Juba this Thursday

 

TV shows

May 2018 – Youth Talk Show on SSBC-TV (South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation) – Sensitizing youth on the responsible use of social media (Marina Modi)