Three Google . org Fellows talk about their experience over the last several months helping HURIDOCS to leverage machine learning for human rights.
The Human Rights Database is powered in part by machine learning, the result of collaboration between Plan International, HURIDOCS and Google.org fellows.
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.
Supported by HURIDOCS, the project offers a database of torture-related information and a space for experts to exchange insights.
Watch these short films about the 2020 Martin Ennals Award laureate, Yemeni human rights activist Huda Al-Sarari, and finalists Norma Librada Ledezma and Sizani Ngubane.
How did HURIDOCS spend 2019? Helping our partners to document important human rights information and make it accessible.
HURIDOCS staff have also been asked to work from home in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Huda Al-Sarari, Norma Ledezma and Sizani Ngubane are human rights defenders who have risked their lives to promote justice and dignity in their local communities.
With Executive Director Friedhelm Weinberg on parental leave, Director of Programmes Kristin Antin is stepping up in the interim.
Together with some of our partners and Google.org Fellows, we’re exploring how machine learning can support access to human rights law.
As our senior documentalist retires, we celebrate his unrivalled commitment, skill and kindness after more than three decades at HURIDOCS.
Want to learn the ins and outs of an information management system used by human rights defenders around the world? Apply to be our next intern!
This free course from HURIDOCS and Advocacy Assembly helps activists find international human rights law to use in their local advocacy.
An integration between Digital Evidence Vault and Uwazi allows users to capture, organize and analyze online content in a streamlined way.
Justice Project Pakistan and HURIDOCS partnered to create a database that shows who is sitting on one of the world’s largest death rows—individuals with disabilities, juveniles and other vulnerable people.
The CLEEN Foundation has launched the Nigeria Court Digitisation Project – an initiative that leverages Uwazi to bring transparency into the monitoring of key jurisprudence. Corruption in Nigeria Nigerians have a lot to be optimistic about. As of 2015, Nigeria is the world’s 20th largest economy. It is considered a regional power and by some, […]
HURIDOCS will apply Artificial Intelligence to Human Rights Documentation Google announced today that the Geneva-based NGO HURIDOCS is one of 20 organizations that will share 25 million US dollars in grants from the Google Artificial Intelligence Impact Challenge. The Google Artificial Intelligence Impact Challenge was an open call to nonprofits, social enterprises, and research institutions […]
Cybersecurity is paramount for activists – as these cautionary tales demonstrate. Image: Unsplash This blog was first posted at Agenda on the World Economic Forum website. When activists open their inboxes, they find more than the standard spam messages telling them they’ve finally won the lottery. Instead, they receive highly sophisticated emails that look like […]
Last year we reached our 36th year working together with human rights organisations to preserve documentation for memory, to advance accountability for abuses, and to make key information on human rights easily accessible. We are proud of our long-term partnerships and for the opportunity to add more collaborations with organisations around the world every year, […]
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 […]
Sudanese refugee activist Abdul Aziz Muhamat is the 2019 Martin Ennals Award Laureate. He was among three finalists, selected last October by a jury of ten of the world’s leading human rights organizations, together with Marino Cordoba Berrio (Colombia) and Eren Keskin (Turkey). This award sheds light on the very cruel refugee policy of the […]
The events method allows defenders to document individual cases of human rights violations in order to better understand patterns.
At HURIDOCS, we work with human rights organisations to preserve documentation for memory, advance accountability for abuses and bring key information on human rights at our fingertips. As we are nearing the end of 2018, I want to look back at some of the highlights that shaped our year. Personally, I have been thrilled to […]
On Human Rights Day, we want to acknowledge some of the documentation and investigation projects that have inspired our HURIDOCS team throughout the year. These projects are great examples of the creativity, adaptability, and sheer determination that describe so many human rights leaders in this field. They have inspired us to move forward in discovering […]
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 […]