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Rohingya Migrants

Rohingya Refugee Crisis Results from Decades of Abuse by Burmese Government

05/21/2015

As of last week, an estimated 8,000 Rohingya refugees from Burma and Bangladesh were adrift on ships in the Indian Ocean, according to the International Organization for Migration.

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Kenyans Record on Mobile Phones

Tech & Human Rights Blog Series: After Ushahidi – Using New Technologies to Prevent Mass Atrocities

05/19/2015

Kenya’s post-election violence was particularly remarkable given that it was witnessed and documented to an unprecedented degree by the country’s residents.

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Evidence of Chemical Weapons in Syria

Illegal Attacks: Use of Chlorine Gas in Syria

05/14/2015

Recent medical reports of chlorine gas attacks in Syria reveal a disturbing trend in the use of chemical warfare against civilians. At least 25 people reportedly suffered chemical exposure during attacks in Idlib just last week, and six people were killed – and dozens of others were wounded – in an attack on Sarmin village in March.

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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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