Andalus Institute for Tolerance and Anti-Violence

Status of Freedom Fone Deployment: 
Completed
Year First Used Freedom Fone: 
2010

Freedom Fone was deployed during the Egyptian parliamentary elections in November 2010. The organisation formed part of the Egyptian Alliance for Election Monitoring which included 123 Egyptian NGO’s. Their new media election monitoring campaign used a variety of new media tools including blogging, SMS and Freedom Fone. The Freedom Fone call in line was advertised as a voice message service where members of the public could record reports of violations and issues within the electoral process. Click for a transcribed version of these and other reports from this campaign.

Sector: 
Elections
Human rights
Location: 
Cairo
Egypt
EG