PROCLAMATION NO. 1185-2020 HATE SPEECH AND DISINFORMATION PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, it has become necessary to prevent and suppress by law the deliberate dissemination
of hate speech and disinformation,
COGNIZANT, of the threat hate speech and disinformation pose to social harmony, political stability, national unity, human dignity, diversity and equality,
RECOGNIZING, that limitations on fundamental rights should be proportionate, narrowly tailored and prescribed by law in pursuit of aims that are legitimate in a democratic society,
NOW THEREFORE, In accordance with Article 55(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows.