Nuremberg at 75: Launching the ‘Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations’ and Outlining the Future of Visual Evidence in International Accountability

 

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy, jointly with five partners, co-organised the online event ‘Nuremberg at 75: Launching the Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations and the Future of Visual Evidence in International Accountability’ which zook place on 1 December 2020.

This event commemorated the first use of film as evidence in an international trial and discussed the future of digital evidence to foster accountability for violations of international criminal, humanitarian and human rights law.

It opened with statements from the Mayor of the city of Nuremberg and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Two panels discussed the past, present and the future of visual and digital evidence. The President of the Advisory Council of the Nuremberg Academy, Dr. Navi Pillay, and its Director, Klaus Rackwitz, participated in the panel discussions. The event included the launch of the Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations. For more information click here.