Reporting Killings as Human Rights Violations Handbook

Reporting Killings as Human Rights Violations Handbook

How to document and respond to potential violations of the right to life within the international system for the protection of human rights

By Kate Thompson and Camille Giffard

Handbook links: website home page
Table of Contents - Search - Part I: Essential Reading - Part II: Identifying a Potential Violation - Part III: How to Document Allegations of Unlawful Killings - Part IV: Responding to the Information Collected - Part V: Where can you Seek Further Help? - Appendices
III. How to Document Allegations of Unlawful Killings: section links...
1. Introduction - 2. Basic Aims of Documentation - 3. Evidence - 4. Investigative Framework - Summary of Part III

PART III - HOW TO DOCUMENT ALLEGATIONS OF UNLAWFUL KILLINGS

1. Introduction

2. Basic Aims of Documentation

2.1. Good quality information

2.2. Accurate and reliable information

2.3. Urgent cases

3. Evidence

3.1. Medical evidence

3.2. Witness evidence

4. Investigative Framework

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Basic facts about the killing

4.3. History and circumstances of the killing

4.4. The state's response

Summary of Part III

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Handbook links: website home page
Table of Contents - Search - Part I: Essential Reading - Part II: Identifying a Potential Violation - Part III: How to Document Allegations of Unlawful Killings - Part IV: Responding to the Information Collected - Part V: Where can you Seek Further Help? - Appendices
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