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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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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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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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Ve la Demo de Uwazi y compártenos tus dudas

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 […]

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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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New in Uwazi v1.2

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 […]

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Memoria y Ciudadanía: usando Uwazi para contar la historia de la corrupción en Perú

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 […]

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Starting at the Source: Introducing Uwazi Reveal

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, […]

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Uwazi is officially launched!

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 […]

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CEJIL uses Uwazi to improve access to documents of the Inter-American Human Rights System

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. […]

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Uwazi is launched at the NGO Forum in the Gambia!

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 […]

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Centre for Human Rights launches African court jurisprudence database built on Uwazi!

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, […]

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Making Uwazi Smarter: Our vision for integrating machine learning into Uwazi

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 […]

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Community-sourced recommendations on sustaining open source products

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, […]

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Applying machine learning to detect judicial bias in the Pacific Islands

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 […]

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Join us at RightsCon to discuss machine learning for human rights

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 […]

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Join us at IFF to discuss how to sustain open source products

We’re excited for another week of knowledge-exchange at the Internet Freedom Festival in Valencia (March 6-10)! We’re especially looking forward to talking to other open source developers about how we can ensure the sustainability of open source products. Most of the tech aspirations and objectives we pursue in the human rights and internet freedom communities […]

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How to digitise your human rights document archive

It’s easy to de-prioritize dealing with that room full of paper that has accumulated over the years – the many reports, letters, books, press clippings, images, etc. But there are some important reasons why it’s worth giving some attention to your paper-based archive. This article explains the importance of digitising human rights archives, and will […]

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