Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
The cost of armed conflict is borne not only in the stark number of lives lost, but also in the grave atrocity crimes committed during these periods. Despite the legal protections set forth in the Geneva Conventions and other foundational documents of international humanitarian law, perpetrators continue to commit crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide. Documenting these atrocity crimes has become a crucial step in efforts to secure justice for victims and survivors of these atrocities. To support the expanding field of human rights documentation, the international community must redouble its efforts to ensure that civil society actors engaged in documentation and evidence collection have access to the sustainable, tailored, and secure technology platforms they need to contribute to justice, truth, and accountability.
Williams, Paul and Levy, Jessica, "Documentation for Accountability" (2020). Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals. 1272.