Provides a tool for witnesses to human rights abuses to describe the violation and its location for use in a mapping tool used to highlight problem areas for human rights abuses.
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Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is an ‘open data’ website, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. The open data movement is based on the simple premise that data collected for public interest should be publicly available without restrictions. As Cambodia continues its economic and social development, and as foreign investment in Cambodia grows, openness and transparency have become an imperative. ODC contributes to openness and transparency in both the public and private sectors, in the belief that open data will enhance Cambodia’s development and sustainability benefiting all segments of its society.
Citizen video verification, featured eyewitness content, and archived human rights films and videos. The Media Lab draws on over two decades of WITNESS’ experience supporting citizens and grassroots groups documenting human rights abuse with video. It brings together expertise from inside the organization, along with fellow human rights organizations and activists from around the world. The WITNESS Media Lab is a collaboration with the News Lab at Google.
Mapping Police Violence is a research collaborative collecting comprehensive data on police killings nationwide in the United States to quantify the impact of police violence in communities.
This publication constitutes the second working paper at the EU level on statistics on trafficking in human beings and contains data for the years 2010, 2011 and 2012.
This toolkit grew out of the Internews Global Human Rights Program, which aims to provide journalists in developing countries with the skills, knowledge and tools to report responsibly on human rights issues and generate innovative coverage of these topics. The toolkit’s primary audience are journalists who have some experience working with human rights and media, and who want to improve their information-gathering and reporting skills. They may use it in formal trainings or download it and work through it independently.
Sidekik solves the problems of data recording and preservation as well as a lack of legal knowledge, and works to bring accountability for police misconduct through financial consequences. Individually, using Sidekik can help prevent you from having your rights violated during encounters with agents of the State by providing the means by which an attorney can represent you and defend your rights during the encounter, which also tends to act as a de-escalating force in the situation.
“Stop and Frisk Watch” is a free and innovative smart phone application that empowers New Yorkers to monitor police activity and hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police misconduct.