Open source investigations research

  • Apr222020

    Right On – The Wednesday Web Chat

    The HRBDT project is supporting a new digital initiative that aims to keep the Human Rights dialogue going during the…

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  • Mar022020

    Podcast of the Panel Discussion at the Book Launch for Digital Witness on 26 February 2020

    Listen here to the Panel Discussion at the Book Launch of Digital Witness The panel discussion took place at the…

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  • Feb252020

    Panel Discussion – Getting to the truth – Using Open Source Data to Defend Human Rights

    On 25 February 2020 the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project and the Foreign Policy Centre co-hosted an event…

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  • Jan302020

    Upcoming Event – Book Launch for Digital Witness – 26 February 2020

    Using Open Source Information for Human Rights Investigations 26 February 2020 6.30 – 8.00 pm Human Rights Action Centre Amnesty…

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  • Dec312019

    Documenting potential Human Rights Violations using Natural Language Processing, Images and Open-Source Information

    The project has continued work on developing new approaches to documenting human rights through the use of natural language processing,…

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  • May212018

    Four ways your Google searches and social media affect your opportunities in life

    By Lorna McGregor, Daragh Murray and Vivian Ng Originally published in The Conversation on 21 May 2018. Whether or not you realise…

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  • May312017

    Human Rights Practice in the Digital Age Workshop

    On 27 March 2017, the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project co-hosted a one-day workshop with the Centre of…

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  • Dec072016

    Using Technology to Facilitate Human Rights Work

    Editor’s note: This post forms part of a larger series addressing key issues related to human rights, technology & big data.  New…

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