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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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HURIDOCS in five minutes and ten slides

Recently, we gave a presentation on the work we’re doing at the excellent ICTs for Social Justice Meet-Up in London. It gives a very short overview on our approach and a few examples of our work on the intersection of ICT, information science and human rights. We thank Tony Roberts (who has a fantastic blog […]

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Hans Thoolen (second from right) at the Quito conference in Spring 1982, the most important conference before HURIDOCS was officially founded a few months later

“We were breaking new ground”

Hans Thoolen talks about the excitement of founding HURIDOCS, why the human rights community nowadays resembles a church with too many priests (and too few believers) and what made Latin American human rights defenders embrace technology before everyone else. Looking back at decades of involvement in human rights work, he also sketches out his idea […]

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Africa, made out of hands

Making work easy – new CCP-AU website online

The new website of the Centre for Citizen’s Participation on the African Union is online, making the CCP-AU’s work easier and more accessible. It is a great example that for small organisations often less is more, when it comes to their website. With the free and easy WordPress content management system the CCP-AU has all […]

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HURIDOCS takes part in Alaveteli Conference – Oxford, 2 and 3 April 2012

On 2 and 3 April, Michael Goecken and Oleg Burlaca represented HURIDOCS at the Alaveteli Conference in Oxford. The event was organized by MySociety and there were around 80 participants from around the world, with the majority of organizations represented being strongly involved with freedom of information and transparency efforts in their countries and communities. […]

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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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HURIDOCS Micro-thesauri

The Micro-thesauri: a tool for documenting human rights violations is a collection of 48 lists with terminology was developed by HURIDOCS or adapted from a variety of authoritative resources. The Micro-thesauri are intended for use in conjunction with HURIDOCS Standard Formats manuals, and in particular with the HURIDOCS Events Standard Formats: a tool for documenting […]

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New HURIDOCS publication: Media Monitoring, Scanning and Intelligence for Human Rights NGOs

Media Monitoring, Scanning and Intelligence for Human Rights NGOs This publication gives human rights organisations an overview of their environment, their most common assets and needs. These will guide their action and lead to intelligence. It provides a scanning package with resources on where to start searching on the Web. It shows how Web information […]

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