Human rights documentation means gathering evidence about human rights violations. The credibility of evidence on human rights violations is often disputed. Credibility is subjective, and too often community-led data is dismissed as not legitimate or objective. These claims that often mask political choices about whose voices and ‘evidence’ count. Yet, precisely because community-led data tends to be delegitimised, it is important to ensure that the data is as strong and accurate as possible.
This tip sheet, developed together with Manushya Foundation (Thailand), helps strengthen the credibility of your evidence: Credible_evidence