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 firstname.lastname@example.org.