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Documenting with a Mobile Phone in Syria

Tech & Human Rights Blog Series: The Power of Digital Documentation and Social Media

05/12/2015

One of the questions I am asked most often about my work on the Syria mapping project is how we are able to conduct our research without being on the ground in country.

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MediCapt Training in the DRC

Tech & Human Rights Blog Series: Leapfrogging into the Digital Age

05/05/2015

What, in effect, PHR is trying to do is leverage the wide-ranging possibilities of technology to leapfrog certain sectors within these low-resourced communities into the digital age.

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A Bahraini Medic Treats an Injured Protester

Unbiased Health Care Stifled in Bahrain

04/30/2015

The release of Ibrahim al-Demestani, a nurse imprisoned by Bahraini authorities, is the latest chapter in the government’s ongoing campaign against health professionals. While his release should be celebrated, al-Demestani should never have been imprisoned and forced to complete a three-year sentence in the first place.

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Rape is Rape

Preventing Sexual Assault Requires Stronger Institutions

04/20/2015

It is estimated that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men will be victims of sexual assault during college. As Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to an end – marked in April in the United States – I thought it was important to take a deeper look at an issue that profoundly affects those with whom I live and study each day.

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Damaged Ambulance in Burma

Assault on Medical Workers in Burma – Reminiscent of Dictatorship

03/17/2015

The state-sponsored violence that took place against student demonstrators in Burma this month is a shocking reminder that the country is just beginning its transition to democracy and still has a very long way to go.

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