Giving Presentations on Human Rights Work

Human rights documentation practitioners are often required to go out and speak about our work to a range of audiences. These audiences include government officials, foreign donors and policy specialists, other human rights documentation groups locally or...

Digital Security Checklist for Human Rights Defenders

As technology experts are fond of reminding us: “Your information is only as secure as your weakest device”. With increasingly sophisticated cyber-monitoring a growing challenge for human rights documenters, it is more important than ever to make sure your...

How to Deal with Online Abuse or Harassment

Many human rights defenders around the world experience online harassment. This is largely due to the rise of social media and its growing use in activism. No one is immune to threats: in a 2018 statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad...