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No use for tech, if there are no hustlers – Our recap of the Open Knowledge Conference

It takes three days to show there is a great movement around the world that wants to open up data, and it will take a much longer time until this happens, the data will be used, re-used and understood by those it belongs to and affects. To speed up this process, share good ideas and […]

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No more sleepless nights at the library

A symposium on human rights law attracted a large number of students at the University of The Gambia eager to devote their future to the protection and promotion of human rights in Africa. Speakers at the symposium stressed the importance of thorough research for the students’ recent and future work and introduced the African Human […]

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“For us, it was a very good opportunity to get access to information that we usually could not get“

Originally from Ghana, Johannes Buabeng-Baidoo later moved to South Africa and is now a lecturer in human rights law at the University of the Gambia. He is an enthusiast about human rights, works closely with his students to help them understand the African human rights system and wants them to become ready to make sharp […]

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Why we want a social layer for a case law database

This short conversation on Twitter exemplifies why a social layer can make a case law platform so much more powerful. It opens up space for exchange between lawyers to share their expertise, for junior staff to learn from more experienced counterparts and to effectively link research with sources.

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Landmark database for the Americas

HURIDOCS working on a Caselaw Analyzer for the Americas together with CEJIL (content partner) and Ketse.com (technology partner) Our vision of available and well-accessible human rights case law is becoming reality, as HURIDOCS and CEJIL met last week to bring the work for the Americas to a new level. From July 2013 on, a first […]

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African Human Rights Case Law Analyser

The decisions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights are now available on-line through an advanced tool. At the NGO Forum just before the November 2010 session of the Commission, the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and HURIDOCS launched a new online database of jurisprudence of the African Human […]

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