CONTENTS
A.

INTRODUCTION............................................................................................................................................. 2
I.

What is human rights documentation? ..................................................................................... 2

B.

KEY PRINCIPLES ........................................................................................................................................... 4

C.

TECHNIQUES FOR DOCUMENTATION ........................................................................................................ 8

D.

I.

Developing a documentation protocol ...................................................................................... 8

II.

Interviewing ...................................................................................................................................... 11
1.

Preparation ................................................................................................................................... 11

2.

Conducting the interview........................................................................................................ 15

III.

Collecting evidence .................................................................................................................... 18

IV.

Storing evidence ......................................................................................................................... 20

DIFFERENT CATEGORIES OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN LAW VIOLATIONS .................. 21

ANNEX A .............................................................................................................................................................. 25
ANNEX B .............................................................................................................................................................. 26
ANNEX C............................................................................................................................................................... 27
ANNEX D .............................................................................................................................................................. 31

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Select target paragraph3