Human Rights


OSCE OSCE helps you learn how to collect, verify, and analyze data from open source technologies to help monitor human rights violations. Examples of where this data can come from are social media, images, videos, mapping tools, and satellite imagery. Visit Organisation


VERTIC Vertic verifies and monitors Nuclear materials, environment and sustainable development, conventional and cyber weapons, chemical weapons’ precursors, and human animal and plant pathogens and toxins. Vertic also works to support the development verification and implementation of international agreements Visit Organisation

Syrian Archive

The Syrian Archive Syrian Archive is a Syrian led project that aims to preserve, enhance and memorialise documentation of human rights violations and other crimes committed by all parties to conflict in Syria for use in advocacy, justice and accountability. Visit Organisation

Forensic Architecture

Forensic Architecture Forensic Architecture investigates state and corporate violence, human rights violations and environmental destruction all over the world. Their work often involves open-source investigation, the construction of digital and physical models, 3D animations, virtual reality environments and cartographic platforms. Within these environments they locate and analyse photographs, videos, audio files and testimonies to reconstruct …

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ACAPS ACAPS provides independent and multi sectoral analysis on humanitarian crisis around the world. ACAPS produces reports and analysis for humanitarian responders so they have a better understanding of the crisis and are able to address the needs of the affected population. Visit Organisation

Human Rights Center, Berkeley

Human Rights Center, Berkeley The Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley researches human rights violations and figures out ways to protect the people being victimised. Visit Organisation

Amnesty Citizen Evidence Lab

Amnesty Citizen Evidence Lab The Citizen Evidence Lab intends to support human rights organizations, practitioners, and others to take better advantage of digital data-streams for modern fact finding. It’s a place to share practices, techniques, and tools for a more informed public. Visit Organisation

New York Times Visual Investigations Unit

New York Times Visual Investigations Unit The New York Times Visual Investigations Unit creates video investigations that focus on explaining different major events that occur. They are dedicated to discovering the truth and interpreting incidents on a wide range of topics through investigative reporting and forensic analysis. Visit Organisation

Xinjiang Data Project

Xinjiang Data Project This source provides research on the Human rights situation for Uyghurs and other non Han nationalities in the Xinjianf Syghur Autonomous Region in Western China. Using open source data this source endeavors to provide information on human rights issues in the region. Visit Organisation