Human Rights Center

The Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law conducts research on war crimes and other serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights. Using evidence-based methods and innovative technologies, we support efforts to hold perpetrators accountable and to protect vulnerable populations. We also train students and advocates to research, investigate, and document human rights violations and turn this information into effective action. We are guided by the need to listen to and support survivors, test innovative ideas, draw from multiple disciplines, use rigorous methods, and collaborate.

Posts by Human Rights Center

Internet Sleuthing 2.0: Standards for Digital Open Source Investigations

Author and human rights advocate Alexa Koenig explains how the Berkeley Protocol will empower the next generation of human rights defenders.

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Introducing a New Cyber Sleuthing Manual for Students

With help from Digital Impact, the Human Rights Center at UC-Berkeley is working to standardize digital open source information for criminal and human rights investigations.

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