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Freeman op-ed on prosecuting Russian cyber attacks as war crimes

July 19, 2022
HRC's Tech, Law, and Policy Director Lindsay Freeman authored the op-ed "Russian Cyberattacks Need an International Criminal Court Response" in the Center for European Policy Analysis. "We should not wait for a catastrophic cyber event with severe human casualties before we act," Freeman wrote. "War crimes prosecutors should innovate and push for legal evolution to address the new character of war."...

HRC's first annual PRIDE alumni spotlight!

June 30, 2022
Spotlighting HRC alumni, Pride 2022 To celebrate Pride this year, we reached out to our impressive network of HRC student...

Koenig on California Sun Podcast

June 24, 2022

Alexa Koenig on California Sun Podcast

Listen to the new California Sun podcast featuring HRC's Alexa Koenig speaking about the use of OSINT investigations to strengthen accountability and justice for atrocity crimes, the opportunities and...

Lindsay Freeman speaks on American Society of International Law panel

June 15, 2022

The American Society of International Law panel featuring Lindsay Freeman on June 15, 2022.

On June 15th, HRC's Tech, Law, and Policy director Lindsay Freeman was featured on "The International Law of Data Protection and the Responsibilities of International Courts and Organizations," a panel organized by the American...

War Crimes Trials: The value of journalists and researchers digital investigations

June 6, 2022

How can lawyers and journalists work with one another in the war and atrocity crimes space, and as a check on each other's contexts? Alexa Koenig spoke with Nishat Ahmed of Women Reporting Conflict about what it means for these powerful voices to intersect, and the challenges & opportunities that intersection presents. Listen to the full podcast here.

HRC in the News

2020 China is using Uighur Labor to Produce Face Masks by Muyi Xiao, Haley Willis, Christoph Koettl, Natalie Reneau, and Drew Jordan of the New York Times, with contributions from the HRC Investigation Lab's Stephanie Croft, John Ortilla, Sang-Min Kim, and Danil Cuffe in the New York Times....

HRC's Alexa Koenig speaks about OSINT in war crimes investigations on 60 Minutes

May 16, 2022

Alexa Koenig in a 60 Minutes interview with Scott Pelley

HRC's Alexa Koenig spoke with Scott Pelley on the May 15th episode of 60 Minutes about OSINT investigations into potential war...