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Geneva-based HURIDOCS is a Google AI Impact Grantee

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 […]

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7 key achievements from our work last year: Our 2018 Annual Report

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, […]

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New features in Uwazi v1.5 👏

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 […]

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Abdul Aziz Muhamat is laureate of Martin Ennals Award

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 […]

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Projects that inspired the HURIDOCS team in 2018

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 […]

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Herramientas para la documentación de derechos humanos: nuestro recuento de 2018

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 […]

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Announcing the Finalists for the 2019 Martin Ennals Award

Eren Keskin, Marino Cordoba Berrio and Abdul Aziz Muhamat have just been named finalists for the 2019 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders. Honouring Martin Ennals, Amnesty International Secretary-General from 1968 to 1980, the Martin Ennals Award is chosen by ten leading human rights organizations. Laureates are selected because they have demonstrated a deep […]

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New in Uwazi v1.3 release 👏

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 […]

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FITS: Recursos para apoyar los esfuerzos de documentación de organizaciones en la Ciudad de México

En agosto, Wingu invitó a HURIDOCS a participar en la 4ta edición del Festival de Innovación y Tecnología Social en la Ciudad de México, para hablar sobre “recursos para documentar y construir memoria colectiva”. Puedes descargar la presentación en PDF aquí. Indira Cornelio de @HURIDOCS es ponente en el #FITSmex 2018, impartirá el taller: Herramientas de […]

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Ve la Demo de Uwazi y compártenos tus dudas

Esta demostración de Uwazi en video busca presentar las principales funcionalidades de la plataforma. Uwazi 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 en los comentarios […]

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Making metadata extraction in Uwazi more efficient with support from the Aaron Swartz Fellowship

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 […]

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