Martus: a free software project to aid human rights researchers.
by Andy Oram
Related link: http://martus.org/
A month ago I wrote an
made by human rights activist Patrick Ball. Dr. Ball and his friends
are following up rhetoric with action, creating a free software
project to aid human rights researchers.
Martus, developed by Jim Fruchterman of
is sort of a portal for reports about human rights abuses. The creators designed a whole
system for reporting on and searching human rights material in a way
that they hope beleaguered activists around the world can trust and