The Whistle featured on the University of Cambridge website

The article provides context as to why digital verification is needed in the realm of human rights fact-finding.

“In our digitally enabled world, a legion of ‘civilian witnesses’ has sprung up: individuals “in the wrong place at the wrong time” who capture an event and then publish the scrap of footage or the incriminating photograph on social media. But amid the fog of propaganda, hoaxes and digital manipulation, how can we tell what’s real and what’s fake?”

It goes on to detail The Whistle’s initiative to provide NGO’s with a tool to help make the verification process more efficient and effective.

“Cambridge researchers are developing an automated tool, ‘the Whistle’, to help verify the authenticity of digital evidence.”

Click here to read the full article on the University of Cambridge website.

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Sarah Villeneuve

Communications Lead @ The Whistle