Big Data electronic evidence predominates more and more the evidentiary procedure in serious and organised crime cases in European criminal courts. Hence, law enforcement and courtroom participants are often still in ‘analogous’ mode and just begin to understanding the nature of digital evidence, the technologies to process digital data and eventually its revolutionising impact on […]
Shock, disgust and despair as the immediate inevitable reactions after the mass killing and bomb attack in Norway, and also preliminary attempts to ‘explain’ must be followed by an in-depth analysis of the history and context of the emergence and finally commission of such an act, to hopefully, produce lessons to be learned in terms […]
The central aim of the project is two-sided, on the one hand to systematically collect, archive and analyse significant information regarding the relevant facts of the violent conflict in Libya, and to provide that information in an easy to access way to the public and to the stakeholders and players in the peace-making and stabilisation […]
An analysis of the report of the fact-finding mission to investigate Israel’s military action in Gaza shows methodological issues and patterns of reasoning which might be helpful to understand the report in context of the highly politicized discussion about possible war crimes committed by Israeli soldiers.
Analytical capacity building and training of personal skills for civil society projects monitoring human rights violations – NGO monitoring and evidence collection, civilian oversight of security forces, crowd sourcing, fact-finding missions.
More than ever, intelligence services are expected to be permanently vigilant and fulfil the role of alarm bells. These expectations can only be met if the “Indication and Warning” process is performed in a professional way. This includes, among other things, the monitoring of not just conventional political and military indicators, but also less common […]