We saw what you did - satellites and human rights

Satellite imagery is increasingly being used by human rights organisations to fact check claims that otherwise would be difficult to verify. It provides an additional dimension of evidence for investigators that can be both immediate, or long-term. Satellites cannot be intimidated or threatened, and their images are a digital record that enables retrospective analysis. 

But they are just one tool in a campaigner’s kitbag, and they have their limitations. Full report


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