In Chiatura, Georgia, miners commute to the cliff top manganese mines in Soviet-era cable cars. As we boarded one of these cars during N-Map’s January shoot, our crew surveyed it anxiously. The cable cars are ancient and rusty—a wonder that they still function. As the car steeply ascended, our interview subject, Shota Gaprindashvili, spoke with… Read More 8 Steps to Effective Advocacy – A New Instructional Video Series
(para español, ven abajo) UPDATE: Just in and available for viewing is Romper el Muro de la Impunidad (Breaking Down the Wall of Impunity). This is the extended video (11 minutes) that N-Map and CEJIL are launching as part of their campaign to overcome the barriers to truth and justice in Uruguay. It includes interviews with… Read More UPDATE: N-Map and CEJIL Launch Uruguay Campaign: Nunca Más Qué?
By Debbie Sharnak On February 13, 2013, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) held a private hearing to monitor Uruguay’s compliance with the Gelman v. Uruguay judgment from February 24, 2011. In this important ruling, the IACHR held Uruguay responsible for forced disappearances committed during the 1970s dictatorship for the first time. The case… Read More Gelman Hearing Sheds Light on the State of Uruguay’s Accountability Efforts
N-Map recently returned from an exciting trip to Mexico City, where we began to lay the groundwork for a new project with the MacArthur Foundation to innovate in the use of video and other new media in court documentation, advocacy, and implementation of domestic and international human rights laws. As the Mexican criminal justice system… Read More N-Map Explores Partnerships for New Project in Mexico
April 12, 2012 Haiti: Law in the Time of Cholera. UN Peacekeeping, Cholera and Human Rights On April 9, 2012 at the UN Church Center, N-Map premiered “Fight the Outbreak,” our new film on cholera in Haiti and UN accountability for the Institute and Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) and the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux… Read More N-Map Launches Fight the Outbreak! A Film about Cholera in Haiti & UN Impunity