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20 September 2020

Geospatial Technologies Used To Digitally Capture Human Rights Violations

Porta Farm, Zimbabwe In June 2002
Porta Farm, Zimbabwe In June 2002: 10000 Inhabitants And 870 Structures

In a world where brutal human rights violations happen daily, NGO’s are finding ways of using geospatial technology to track and hopefully one day prevent the mass violence, genocide, deforestation and general mayhem that we in the Western world can’t comprehend. In an interview with Pingmag, Lars Bromley, director of the Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science gives us some insight into the various ways geospatial technologies are being to used to digitally capture human rights atrocities in places such as Darfur. Check it out not only to advance your knowledge of satellite imagery, but also to increase your awareness of our world as well.

Porta Farm, Zimbabwe In June 2006
Porta Farm, Zimbabwe In June 2006: Total Destruction

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