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Uwazi Demo: Watch the recording

This is a recording of an Uwazi demo, intended to present the core features of this platform. Uwazi (and Uwazi Reveal) is being used to publish and organise documents, or to document and analyse human rights violations. You’re also welcome to explore our Uwazi demo to see how Uwazi works, anytime!

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Community Discussion: Machine Learning and Human Rights (via New Tactics)

This article is cross-posted from the New Tactics in Human Rights website.  Join HURIDOCS, the Center for Human Rights Science – Carnegie Mellon University, and the New Tactics community for an online conversation on machine learning and human rights June 18-22, 2018. Technology is rapidly changing the world around us, offering new ways for human […]

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Resumen de la discusión comunitaria: Documentando a lxs desaparecidxs

¡Ya está disponible el resumen! Queremos agradecer a Justine Di Mayo (Act for the Disappeared, Líbano), Özlem Kaya (Hafiza Merkezi, Turquía), Tamar Hayrikyan (Técnicas Rudas y Centro Diocesano de Derechos Humanos Fray Juan de Larios, México), Celina Flores (Memoria Abierta, Argentina) y Jorge Ruiz Reyes (Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México, México) por participar en la […]

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Community Discussion Summary: Documenting the Disappeared

Summary now available! También disponible en español. Thank you to Justine Di Mayo (Act for the Disappeared, Lebanon), Özlem Kaya (Hafiza Merkezi, Turkey), Tamar Hayrikyan (Técnicas Rudas and Centro Diocesano de Derechos Humanos Fray Juan de Larios, Mexico), Celina Flores (Memoria Abierta, Argentina) and Jorge Ruiz Reyes (Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico city, México) for participating in […]

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Community Discussion: Holistic security in practice

Summary and recording available! Human rights work is a fulfilling and rewarding vocation. But it can also be frustrating, exhausting, and risky. We know that it is important to think about psycho-social well-being, organizational security, legal and digital security, yet we struggle to put these concepts into practice. Digital or physical security cannot be addressed […]

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An image of the historic archive of Guatemala's National Police. Photo by Tamy Guberek and Ann Harrison. Source: <a href="https://hrdag.martus.org/about/guatemala-police_arch_project.shtml">HRDAG website</a>, and used with permission from HRDAG.

Community Discussion: Best practices for digitising documents

Summary and recordings available! If you have physical documents related to your human rights work that you want to preserve, protect, or share with others, then learning good digitisation practices is vital. Why digitise? Digitising your documents greatly improves access to your information, whether you are building an online public library to share documents related […]

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Webinar on Casebox for the Namati Legal Empowerment Network

On Thursday, January 26, we had the opportunity to showcase Casebox for our friends at the Namati Legal Empowerment Network, a global network of legal practitioners. The recording of that webinar is embedded below. Back in May of 2016, we noticed a discussion thread on the Namati community discussion platform in which members were sharing […]

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Community Discussion: Managing human rights contacts

Summary now available! From mobilising supporters, to organising interviews, to fundraising, to persuading decision-makers, relationships are at the heart of human rights work. This is why it’s so important to have a system to document and manage these relationships. There are many Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems out there to help manage this information, but […]

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Upcoming Workshop: The Role of Television Broadcasts/Archives in the Aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars

Prime Time Nationalism | The Role of Television Broadcasts/Archives in the Aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars A conference and workshop organized by the Donald and Vera Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University (CEU) with support from CEU Conferences and Academic Events Fund (CAEF) May 13-14, 2016 | Budapest The manipulative role of […]

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Join us at RightsCon March 29: RDF Human Rights Documentation

Will you be in San Fransisco for RightsCon? Are you interested in Responsible Data and human rights documentation? Please join us for RDF Human Rights Documentation March. Human Rights Documentation March 29 2016 Thoughtworks, 814 Mission St, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 This is a one day event on March 29 by HURIDOCS, the engine room, Amnesty International, and […]

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Verifying visual data of human rights violations at DiploHack

Over a 48-hour period at the Human Rights DiploHack February 29, we experimented and innovated on projects and challenges presented by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The results were presented during #HRC31.  Big verification challenge: human rights violations Our team, Pictrue, focused on collecting and verifying evidence of human rights violations. Every day human rights […]

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Need to Improve Organizational Security? Build Relationships

When a group of organizational security practitioners gathered in Prague this February, we were cautiously optimistic about what we could achieve. Organizational security is about empowering human rights organisations to protect themselves, the people they serve and their information – so that organisations can realize their missions. We added organizational security assessments and support to our […]

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Responsible Data Forum on Human Rights Documentation – Philippines, 21-22 March 2015

The Responsible Data Forum on Human Rights Documentation will bring together practitioners and researchers to explore the ethical, privacy and security challenges posed by the use of data and new technologies in human rights documentation. It will be held just outside of Manila, The Philippines, on 21-22 March, on the fringes of RightsCon. The Forum […]

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Presentation from the Open Society Human Rights Workshop

From April 22-24, I attended the Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance in Budapest. The seminar was organized within the human rights internship program for ten interns working with different NGOs across Europe. It focused on human right research and different models of human rights reporting. We gained practical skills on human rights research, […]

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Choosing the Right Approach to Document Violations

sommaire en français Le dialogue en ligne Documenting Violations: Choosing the Right Approach (la documentation des violations: choisir la bonne approche), organisée par New Tactics, a eu lieu du 27 janvier au 2 février 2010. Le dialogue complet et un résumé des discussions sont disponibles à https://www.newtactics.org/conversation/documenting-violations-choosing-right-approach resumen en español El diálogo en línea Documenting […]

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