Reading time: 3 minutes During these grave and unprecedented times, new digital tools are revealing harrowing data on privacy violations and government emergency powers. This #FeaturedResourceFriday we share how an online tracking platform monitors restrictions to civic freedoms and how this tool can improve government accountability and protect civil society. Measuring the need and effects of intervention According…
This guide looks at how metadata has been used to expose, protect and verify abuses and excesses of power. It considers exactly what metadata is contained within what format and introduces tools to extract, strip and add metadata.
The World Justice Project (WJP) engages citizens and leaders from across the globe and from multiple work disciplines to advance the rule of law. Through Research and Scholarship, the WJP Rule of Law Index, and Engagement, WJP seeks to increase public awareness about the foundational importance of the rule of law, stimulate policy reforms, and…
Indigenous Rights Radio uses the power of community radio to inform Indigenous communities of their rights. We envision a world in which Indigenous communities, equipped with knowledge of their rights, are empowered to protect their lands, languages, and cultures.
Educar en derechos humanos y promover su respeto para contribuir a la consolidación de la democracia y la justicia en el ámbito interamericano, en coordinación con los órganos del Sistema Interamericano, actores de la sociedad civil, la academia y el Estado.
This article informs Lebanese citizens of what digital rights they possess, what government investigators can and cannot do legally, and how to protect their e-rights. The article seems more geared toward individuals, but provides information that could be useful to Human Rights Defenders operating in Lebanon and potentially being monitored.
The project will create an easily accessible Multimedia Virtual Space (a website but also an interaction of physical places inside each NGO’s offices) where already existing actors in the field of HR, connected in a open Coalition, can upload and find resources (printed/audio/video material and information) on the themes and issues of HR of their interest and also function as a forum through which they can easily and more readily circulate any material or information pertaining to their activities, events or initiatives.
I Freedom Uganda provides a free and secure Internet Environment where the marginalized members of the Ugandan LGBTI and sex workers communities can freely express themselves without any fear of risk and reprisal from state agencies and other dangerous hacking groups.
The Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders Initiative is dedicated to strengthening and mobilizing women defenders from distinct social movements and organizations for recognition, enhanced impact and protection in a volatile context. Through an innovative approach that places gender at the heart of protection, the Initiative has been built from the bottom up by convening and…
Founded in January 9, 2012, Ernas Women’s Cenre provides education, earning and housing building skills for displaced women and children living in Vanautu. Its broader message includes encouraging responsible tourism and making a difference directly to local families.