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#defyhatenow Workshop Toolkits

Training to provide deeper understanding of the social media landscape, online hate speech and its effects in South Sudan, online and offline. Open source materials for Students, Journalists, Teachers, Researchers, Lawyers, Citizens.

#defyhatenow Code of Conduct Guidelines for Social Media

#defyhatenow Journalist Guidelines for Reporting on Hate Speech

#defyhatenow Guidelines & Exercise on Conflict Sensitive Social Media Reporting

Introduction to Hate Speech on Social Media – Workshop handout

Voice of the people – ojoVoz
an open source toolkit for the creation of community memories & stories
send image + voice messages from your phone to the web!

Witness Stories and Testimonials
Developing socio-technical methodologies for communal practice. The first workshop using ojoVoz in South Sudan took place on Saturday May 28th, 2016.

External Resources

Guidelines and reports by other organisations on the ethical use of social media, journalism and countering hate speech.

PeaceTech Lab Lexicon of Hate Speech Terms combining cutting-edge social media analysis with in-country expertise. exploring hate speech in international and domestic law.

UNESCO Series on Internet Freedom:

Countering Online Hate Speech

The European Court of Human Rights looks at a variety of real-world cases regarding cases concerning incitement to hatred and freedom of expression.

EU Guidelines: Hate Speech Code of Conduct
Framework legal guidelines on combating hate speech, Brussels May 2016.

Stopping hate – get the trolls out Guidelines by Media Diversity Institute

Dangerous Speech Project, Susan Benesch

Guidelines for countering dangerous speech.

Defusing Hate: A strategic Communication Guide to Counteract Dangerous Speech

[Rachel Brown, US Holocaust Memorial Museum Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide]

The Campaign for Tolerance in African Journalism

We’re Still Listening: Access to Media in South Sudan, Internews Report 2015

Medium – Building Peace in a World Without Media

The role of transnational networks and mobile citizens in South Sudan’s global community A pilot study focused on Melbourne and Juba MARCH 2018

This report is jointly released by the Human Rights Division (HRD) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and focuses on the right to freedom of opinion and expression in South Sudan