CSV import, two-factor authentication and public submission forms are just some of what’s now available on our flagship platform for organising human rights information.
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Together with some of our partners and Google.org Fellows, we’re exploring how machine learning can support access to human rights law.
An integration between Digital Evidence Vault and Uwazi allows users to capture, organize and analyze online content in a streamlined way.
We’re happy to announce new features in Uwazi 🙌 Click on the links to get more details! Support for right-to-left languages, administrators can manage languages via Uwazi UI.Data synchronization between two or more Uwazi instances. Even more security: Uwazi has been audited by a third party and patched, along with several security improvements such as […]
New features in Uwazi v1.4 We’re happy to announce new features in Uwazi 🙌 Click on the links to get more details! Now Uwazi supports managing languages via the user interface.Added support for Matomo for web analytics. Improvements Improved load speed and database usage of relationships.Now your collection can be sorted by numeric and select […]
This post is also available in English. En este espacio tan cambiante, una de las preguntas más frecuentes que recibimos como organizaciones es: ¿Cuál es la mejor herramienta para “tal” propósito? Cada vez se vuelve más urgente el poder contestar de forma adecuada a esa pregunta, sobre todo con Martus finalizando su soporte de la […]
We’re happy to announce new features in Uwazi 🙌 Click on the links to get more details! Now Uwazi supports document thumbnails creating beautiful and appealing user interfaces.There are two new field types for image and media support.A plain text version is now available for documents, greatly improving accessibility and search engine optimization.Users can now […]
Esta demostración de Uwazi en video busca presentar las principales funcionalidades de la plataforma. Uwazi (y Uwazi Reveal) buscan apoyar a grupos de derechos humanos a publicar y organizar documentos, así como documentar y analizar violaciones de derechos humanos. Les invitamos a explorar la demo de Uwazi para revisar cómo funciona, cualquier duda que tengan escríbanos […]
For as long as I’ve been building web apps, it’s been apparent that most successful websites are communities – not just interactive pages, but places where groups of like-minded people can congregate and do things together. – Aaron Swartz, in A unified Theory of Magazines (September 2006) Aaron Swartz was committed to make the world […]
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!
We’re happy to announce new features in Uwazi 🙌 Click on the links to get more details! New Components feature enables users to add graphs and other data visualisation elements (search bars, embedded maps, card lists) to pages and rich text fields. Customise your interface by adding your own CSS and media assets to adapt […]
This post is also available in English. En HURIDOCS, son las organizaciones con quienes trabajamos las que impulsan nuestro desarrollo tecnológico. Uwazi fue construido en función de las necesidades de los grupos de derechos humanos en África, para organizar y publicar documentos sobre derechos humanos. Nosotrxs solxs, no podemos imaginar todas las formas en que […]
Este post está disponible también en español. At HURIDOCS, our partners drive our technology development. We built Uwazi based on the needs of human rights groups in Africa – to organise and publish human rights documents. But alone, we can’t imagine all the ways that human rights groups will want to use Uwazi – we […]
Documenting human rights violations is a crucial part in ongoing or potential transitional justice efforts, as it often leads to national and international litigation or supports (future) transitional justice mechanisms. Providing technological and methodological support to these documentation efforts is at the heart of HURIDOCS’ work. For more than three decades, HURIDOCS has developed free, […]
2017 marks our 35th year supporting the work of human rights organisations. We are honoured and humbled to have the trust of our partners, and to empower them in their fight for justice across the globe. 2017 brought new challenges and opportunities, new partnerships and breakthrough achievements, pivotal developments and milestone celebrations, and we are […]
We’re happy to announce new features in Uwazi 🙌Click on the links to get more details! Even better data relationships, now with a new interface, more user friendly than ever and supporting information hubs which will allow you to put series of documents or entities together. Make your collection private so that sensitive information is […]
After two years of code, sketches and coffee ☕, we’re proud to announce the launch of Uwazi! With Uwazi, the story within your docs will appear, what a great way to wrap up the year! With terrific partners, we’ve worked side by side, each one’s been our dreamer, our pilot, and guide. As we move […]
We’re proud to announce the launch of CEJIL’s (Center for Justice and International Law) new online database to improve access to the decisions of the organs of the Inter-American Human Rights System. This is an open, interactive, online tool that holds over 1500 decisions belonging to more than 270 causes, in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. […]
Being an information hub calls for more than just building a database. It means finding out what people need, assembling relevant information, organising it in an intuitive way, publishing it, and inviting feedback from users. It’s a vital role, and one that requires a lot of work (as we at HURIDOCS know!). But what may […]
We’re happy to announce that the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria has launched an online database of jurisprudence and commentary for the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights! Access the Centre for Human Rights’ AfCHPR database >> This database is built on Uwazi – our web-based, open-source platform for organising, […]
HURIDOCS is excited to be officially launching Uwazi at the NGO Forum in Banjul, Gambia from 28 to 30 October, 2017. This Forum precedes the 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the 35th annual African Human Rights Book Fair. You may remember our Uwazi demo in Banjul during […]
We are happy to announce that we have received six months of support from the Prototype Fund, a project of the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, to improve the way human rights organisations analyse document collections by combining human expert knowledge with machine intelligence. Currently, we are able […]
Most of the technological aspirations and objectives that we pursue in the human rights and internet freedom communities–transparency, security, openness for modification/adaptation to different contexts, etc.– are necessarily based on Free and Open-source Software (FOSS). However, launching a successful FOSS project can present significant challenges. This March at the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) in Valencia, […]
Language is a beautiful way of communication that provides us with infinite ways to express ourselves. However, understanding language requires a complex combination of grammatical, contextual as well as cultural knowledge. Once this skill is developed, we naturally comprehend the meaning of spoken and written language. This results in the ability to quickly scan through […]
We’re excited to have another demo slot at RightsCon this year! We’ll be sharing our work using machine learning to help human rights advocates sift through large document collections to find the “needles in the haystack”. We believe that the application of machine learning to Uwazi-hosted document collections could help litigators find the right legal […]