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OpenEvsys 2.1

We asked specialists to hack OpenEvsys, our software for documenting human rights violations, and we asked users what they want. The result is OpenEvsys 2.1 – a major update for improved security, analysis features and design.

The Methodology of OpenEvsys

The Events methodology: OpenEvsys, or Open Events System, is based on the Events methodology for recording violations, also called “who did what to whom” or “wdw2w”. An event is similar to the concept of a case, and is a story containing information on acts, victims, perpetrators, sources and interventions.

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Who uses Openevsys? Users of our software application include human rights NGOs, National Human Rights Institutions, human rights defenders and analysts. We work with over a dozen organizations committed to recording, tracking and analysing human rights violations. For reasons of confidentiality and security, however, we are unable to make  this information public. What languages is […]

The Methodology of OpenEvSys

The Events methodology OpenEvsys, or Open Events System, is based on the Events methodology for recording violations, also called “who did what to whom” or “wdw2w. An event is similar to the concept of a case, and is a story containing information on acts, victims, perpetrators, sources and interventions. Each event can have one or more […]