The Blueprints for Change Progressive Organizing and Campaigning Manual is a compilation of all guides produced through Blueprints for Change up till November 2019 in its current edition. This includes 14 detailed how-to guides on cutting-edge approaches to progressive organizing and mobilizing.
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This digital security guideline, developed to help human rights defenders and journalists in Ethiopia, provides essential information on how to use mobile phones, computers, email, and the Internet in a safe and secure manner.
The objective of this report is to contribute to a better understanding of State obligations aimed at guaranteeing, protecting, and facilitating public protests and demonstrations, as well as the standards that should frame the progressive use of force—and as a last resort—in protest contexts. The report stresses that demonstrators have the freedom to choose the mode, form, place, and message for peaceful protest, and States have the obligation to manage social conflict through dialogue.
The Dangerous Speech Project (DSP) was created to test a simple, original idea: that a particular type of public speech tends to catalyze intergroup violence, and that this knowledge might be used to prevent such violence. DSP works in active, ongoing collaboration with a handful of academics and practitioners, and with selected organizations, to diminish…
The aim of Human Rights Pulse is to build a platform that brings together human rights practitioners, policymakers, thinkers, campaigners, and influencers to raise awareness of current human rights issues around the world and to promote solution-oriented discussion.
Human Rights Foundation, in partnership with Forum280 and USB Memory Direct, is collecting flash drives for defector-led organizations. Each year, these groups collectively smuggle approximately 10,000 flash drives into North Korea. They could send many more but are limited by the expense of purchasing drives at retail cost. By providing organizers with drives, Flash Drives for Freedom allows these groups to focus their energy and resources on expanding their programs.
Movements.org is an online crowdsourcing platform that connects civil society activists and human rights defenders with a global network of in-kind professional resource providers. Movements.org improves the landscape of human rights by supporting activists with rights-based support and resources that can help them.
CCHR is an advocacy organization facilitating grassroots participation by empowering local communities through education of their civil and political rights. It facilitates constructive interaction between Cambodian civil society and the international community in order to advocate the progressive realization of Cambodian human rights.
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.