• Documenting During Internet Shutdowns With contributions by Arul Prakkash Last reviewed: 31 January 2020 In June 2019, as human rights abuses and a humanitarian crisis were continuing in Myanmar, the country’s Ministry of Transport and Communication directed telecom companies to shut down their mobile internet service in parts of Rakhine State and neighboring Chin State. Citing “disturbances of the […] Yvonne Ng February 3, 2020
  • Setting Up a Phone for Offline Documentation This post is part of a series on Documenting During Internet Shutdowns. With contributions by Arul Prakkash Last reviewed: 31 January 2020 Embed from Getty Images Despite an internet shutdown, documenters can still capture important video evidence that can be shared offline or when they are able to get back online.  Here are some tips […] Yvonne Ng February 3, 2020
  • Should I Use This Documentation App? This post is part of a series on Documenting During Internet Shutdowns. Look out for our comparison chart of various documentation apps, coming soon! With contributions by Arul Prakkash Last reviewed: 31 January 2020 There are many apps that documenters can use to capture video, ranging from your phone’s native camera app, to more specialized […] Yvonne Ng February 3, 2020
  • Maintaining Verifiable Media During an Internet Shutdown This post is part of a series on Documenting During Internet Shutdowns. With contributions by Arul Prakkash Last reviewed: 31 January 2020 Human rights defenders, investigators, researchers, and journalists often rely on first-hand documentation filmed by witnesses to monitor, report, and address human rights violations. To ensure that they are acting on correct information, these […] Yvonne Ng February 3, 2020
  • Backing Up Phone Media Without Internet or a Computer This post is part of a series on Documenting During Internet Shutdowns. With contributions by Arul Prakkash Last reviewed: 31 January 2020 Backup is key to ensuring your data and documentation are not accidentally deleted, corrupted, or lost if your device is confiscated. During an internet shutdown or slowdown, you might not be able to […] Yvonne Ng February 3, 2020