Outreach at Toronto TamilFest for Counting the Dead

Michelle spent a weekend in Toronto, Canada, reaching out to the community at TamilFest, where she and a colleague invited people to sit down and talk.

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Report on Measures of Fairness in NYC Risk Assessment Tool

The report tries to answer the question of whether a particular risk assessment model reinforces racial inequalities in the criminal justice system.

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Drug-Related Killings in the Philippines

HRDAG analysis shows that the government figures are a gross underestimation of the drug-related killings in the Philippines.

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Welcoming Our 2019 Data Science Fellow

We’re pleased to announce that Camille Fassett has joined our team as our new data science fellow.

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Welcoming Our 2019 Human Rights Intern

We’re happy to announce that Trina Reynolds-Tyler is working with HRDAG this summer as a Human Rights Intern.

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HRDAG To Join the Partnership on AI

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HRDAG is joining Partnership on AI to Benefit People and Society (PAI).

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Using Machine Learning to Help Human Rights Investigators Sift Massive Datasets

How we built a model to search hundreds of thousands of text messages from the perpetrators of a human rights crime.

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La estadística de mortalidad del conflicto en Perú

En ese artículo respondemos a una crítica del estudio de mortalidad que realizamos para la Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación en 2003.

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The Statistics of Mortality Due to Conflict in Peru

A key point is that human rights data collection prior to the TRC largely ignored violence by the Shining Path.

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Update on Work in Guatemala and the AHPN

HRDAG has sampled and analyzed documents at Guatemala's AHPN and has testified against war criminals based on that analysis.

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Primer to Inform Discussions about Bail Reform

The primer addresses what pretrial risk assessment is and what the research supports.

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Always Learning

Shemika Lemare 2018 HRDAG
The data science field is always changing, which means that I'll always be learning.

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Las cifras de la CVR en el 2019

Las estimaciones se estratificaron por ubicación y perpetrador.

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Reality and Risk in Our Mortality Study of the Peruvian TRC

HRDAG researchers and analysts at Peru's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) estimated conflict mortality due to violence using Capture-Recapture methods.

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HRDAG’s Year End Review: 2018

hrdag 2018 year end review
Reflecting on our work and identifying the highlights that illustrate HRDAG's priorities and successes.

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HRDAG Names New Board Member Margot Gerritsen

Margot is a professor in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University, interested in computer simulation and mathematical analysis of engineering processes.

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Counting the Dead in Sri Lanka

Counting Dead Sri Lanka
ITJP and HRDAG are urging groups inside and outside Sri Lanka to share existing casualty lists.

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New analysis of World War II Korean “comfort women” held by Japanese

There may have been more undocumented World War II-era Korean "comfort women" than known.

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HRDAG Report on Disappeared Tamils in Army Custody in Sri Lanka

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HRDAG has published a report about the 500 Tamils who disappeared while in Army custody in Sri Lanka in 2009.

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The UDHR Turns 70

We're thinking about how rigorous analysis can fortify debates about components of our criminal justice system such as cash bail, pretrial risk assessment and fairness in general.

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