Welcome to the discussion! We want to start this discussion by explore why security is particularly important to human rights documentation efforts. The human rights information practitioners are collecting is sensitive, by nature. It often includes information about human rights abuses such as victims' testimonies, names of perpetrators, witnesses and locations.
Consider these questions below when sharing your comments in this discussion topic:
- What kinds of risks threaten documentation efforts? There are many layers, let’s unpack them.
- What are the principles and standards that we need to uphold to protect vulnerable populations? Let’s unpack the ‘Do no harm’ principle.
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