Booklet: Human Rights Documentation in a Post-War Context

The Adayaalam Centre for Policy Research prepared a short booklet on the “Basics of Human Rights Documentation in a Post-War Context” as part of an ongoing capacity-building project for grassroots civil society in relation to documentation.

Table of Contents

I – WHAT IS HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTATION?

II – WHY DOCUMENT IN CONTEXT OF DEALING WITH THE PAST?

III – WHAT ARE WE DOCUMENTING?

IV – TYPES AND SOURCES OF INFORMATION

V – FOUNDATIONAL PRINCIPLES OF COLLECTING INFORMATION

VI – ENSURING QUALITY/INTEGRITY OF INFORMATION

VII – SECURITY

(A) ASSESSING RISK

(B) TOOLS/TIPS TO PROTECT INFORMATION/SOURCES

VIII – COORDINATING DOCUMENTATION WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

APPENDIX – Other Resources

The booklet is available in Tamil and English by contacting us at info@adayaalam.org.

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