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Verdict in Guatemala Disappearance Case!

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Benetech Statistical Expert Testifies in Guatemala Disappearance Case The Benetech Human Rights Program uses cutting edge computing methods and statistical analysis to provide objective evidence of human rights violations. Tags: Guzmán archive National Police Archive human rights trial Guatemala disappeances The estimated 31.7

Interning in Guatemala on the Archive Project

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Last August, I traveled with HRDAG statistician Dr. Megan Price to the Archive in Guatemala City to prepare the statistical evidence with our partners.

Benetech: President's Update

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Guatemala: the Secret Files

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Frontline World is airing a terrific piece on our Guatemala work tonight on KQED in the Bay Area (9 pm PT). You can view it online right now. It already aired on the east coast. don't think we've ever had such extensive and thoughtful coverage of a topic: there are the video segments, slideshows, extended interviews and more.

Guatemala Photo Essay

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Ann Harrison, our Communications Director, just pulled together a great photo essay on our work with the National Police Archive in Guatemala. Bringing Ann on board has been a key part of improving our communications as an organization.

Benetech’s Daniel Guzmán Publishes Account of Landmark Guatemalan Human Rights Case

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Benetech statistician Daniel Guzmán has just published his account of one legal case which set a historic precedent for human rights in Guatemala. Discovered by chance in 2005 in an explosives storehouse in Guatemala City, the archive contains what archivists estimate to be 8 kilometers or approximately 80 million sheets, of paper.

Guatemala struggles to find war crimes justice

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Two good articles recently covered the Guatemala secret police archive project that we are supporting. Guatemala struggles to find war crimes justice was in the San Francisco Chronicle, and captures the personal side of this work. Many people want to know what happened to those who disappeared in Guatemala's civil war.

Benetech: President's Update

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A Human Rights Breakthrough in Guatemala | Smithsonian Magazine

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Tags: Ann Harrison HRDAG human rights Smithsonian Patrick Ball Guatemala

Protecting Guatemala's National Police Historical Archive

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Last month, I had a chance to visit the largest Martus project which is unfolding inside a mammoth warehouse in Guatemala City.

Caltech: Founding Values

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Benetech Statistician Megan Price talks to local ASA chapter

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Specifically, I presented the audience with the following questions: Were acts of genocide committed against the Mayan people in Guatemala? statistics statisticians HRP Daubert Chad HRDAG human rights Habre Kosovo ASA Guatemala MilosevicHow many Kosovars were killed between March and June 1999?

NPR : Guatemala Police Archive Yields Clues to 'Dirty War'

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One of our hottest human rights projects is our work in Guatemala, helping with the huge secret police archive that is being analyzed there. Be sure to check out the transcript of the piece

Testimony From Benetech’s Daniel Guzmán Helps Establish Legal Precedent and Convictions for Forced Disappearance in Guatemala

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I announced in this blog last month that judges in Guatemala had found two former police officers guilty in the 1984 forced disappearance of Guatemalan student and union leader Edgar Fernando García. The archive includes documents generated during Guatemala’s internal armed conflict which took place from 1960 to 1996.

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Conversatorio de temas de la Propiedadintelectu­al via @delvallegt @acmchapter. Thursday, March 31. Kenya.

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Hackathon #VIHInfogt #Yorespeto #Yomeinformo. Well, there are! Upcoming Events. Africa. Africa. spanhidden.

You’re Not Alone in Your Pursuit for Better

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While I haven’t lived in a Syrian refugee camp, survived on $1 a day in Guatemala, or been awarded an honorary doctorate by the New School for my work as a civil rights activist, I do know one thing: we all play a part. It’s easy to feel like you’re alone on your mission to do good and create real change in the world. Be authentic.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Campaña de Unicef temas Vituales de Niñez en Guatemala 2016. Join us! Europe. Europe.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Charla con Scripps Networks Interactive en #guatemala. Prefer to go at your own pace? Join us! event

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Seeds for a Future

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The observations presented in this blog post deal with some of the things we have learned while founding and then running a small community development NGO in an indigenous Guatemala village of about 1,500 families, called Chocolá. We consulted the Guatemala NGO Network in Antigua for guidance and attorney/accountant referrals.

Medical Surplus Alliance Connects With Guatemalan Hospital With Help From Boulder Based Software Company & Acclaimed Photographer

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The team also visited Obras Sociales Del Santo Hermano Pedro, hospital and clinic in Antigua, Guatemala to interview patients, staff and volunteers regarding how quality medical donations are saving lives and why more are desperately needed. The team enjoying some local Guatemalan cuisine.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Lab4U Guatemala en Watsoncoffee Cayala. Guatemala City, Guatemala: Internetday en Guatemala 2016.

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Hackathon de TechforGood Guatemala Pepitalabs. Guatemala City, Guatemala: wordswelivein Guatemala.

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Global Game Jam — Guatemala 2015. Guatemala City, Guatemala: Ferias de Hardware 2015.

Guatemalan Police Archive Finds Evidence in Disappearance Case

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Garcia disappeared after being placed in police detention in Guatemala City. Photo by Prensa Libre.

NetSquared October Event Preview

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Guatemala: Taller para hacer un “elevator pitch” Wednesday, October 2. Guatemala: Drupal Camp de Guatemala - 2013.

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Spaceapps #Guatemala 2015 — #USAC. Guatemala City, Guatemala: GirlsinICT 2015 Guatemala.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

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Guatemala City, Guatemala. Guatemala City, Guatemala: Evento de Ciudades Inteligentes — #smartcityhack. Watch out!

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Feria Tecnologia / Makerdaygt — 4 Grados Norte. Find your closest group or apply to start a new group.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Sesion de coordinacion. Well, there are! Highlights from FY16 (July 2015 to June 2016). Join us! event

Benetech Human Rights Data Analysts Uncover Critical Evidence

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In 2010, Benetech’s Human Rights Data Analysis Group examined once hidden government documents from Guatemala and Chad that provided key evidence needed to hold former national leaders and security forces accountable for human rights violations. HRP Guzmán secret police Chad HRDAG human rights Habre Guatemala

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Pitch Round de Telefonica. Luckily for you, NetSquared is here to keep you on track. Upcoming Events. Europe.

UpEnergy: cool for-profit social enterprise

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They are already active in Africa and Latin America, in countries like Uganda, Rwanda, Liberia, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The rise of for-profit social enterprises has been quite exciting. Evan Haigler is a social entrepreneur I've known for years. Lately Evan's been talking about how to expand their impact even more.

Story-Led Change: A Photojournalist’s Thoughts on the Power of Storytelling

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There was a girl in Guatemala that we worked with who went by the pseudonym Griselda. Here are some highlights from our conversation: Q: Tell us a little about the work you do. How did you become connected with the organizations that you work with today? wanted to explore challenging places and become part of the response to critical issues.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: #Tecday2015 del #CampusTec. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. NetSquared organizers plan events because they have skills to share, want to give back, and want to make the world a better place. even

Martus Growth

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This tremendous growth is due in large part to the continued use of Martus by our partners working in Guatemala with the National Police Archive, and projects gathering data about Burma, Iraq and the Philippines. Benetech has been seeing incredible growth in our Martus projects over the last year! This represents 400% growth over last year.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Coretic2015 via @abg_ebg. Guatemala City, Guatemala: Spaceapps Guatemala 2015 — #USAC.

Help a Friend Cross the Digital Divide

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Naranya en Guatemala - proyectos con moviles. In fact, you probably know a few of these beginners.

NetSquared Events for September: Featuring #Storymakers2014

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Taller de Digital StoryTelling en Guatemala. Guatemala City, Guatemala: Ronda de Negocios Internacional en el Tec. Storymakers is live! TechSoup’s digital storytelling challenge is open between now and September 26, 2014. We have $13,000 in prizes available! No local group? Africa.

Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

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Guatemala City, Guatemala: Taller de Digital StoryTelling en Guatemala. Looking for inspiration? Storymakers Events. September 23.