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Nightwatch would be a website where people can post where and when they are protesting, if they or anyone they know are detained, an a place where they can share their stories and pictures.  
Wells College Innovation class
Pamela Badian-Pessot
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Nightwatch would be a website where people can post where and when they are protesting, if they or anyone they know are detained, an a place where they can share their stories and pictures. Wells College Innovation class Pamela Badian-Pessot Aly

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As hanzel and grettel left crumbs to find their way home, a device that leave satellite signals perhaps from a special ink  or microchips might be applied in the shoes so that the user can leave marks from the place he was last seen. This shoes might

As hanzel and grettel left crumbs to find their way home, a device that leave satellite signals perhaps from a special ink or microchips might be applied in the shoes so that the user can leave marks from the place he was last seen. This shoes might

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A universal emergency number for reporting unlawful detention. Can be used to gain immediate help as well as long term support for the detainees and their families.

A universal emergency number for reporting unlawful detention. Can be used to gain immediate help as well as long term support for the detainees and their families.

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The main question that has driven my first concept is: 
"How to establish contact with prisoners without using modern technologies and without getting guards / institutions suspicious."

If a single person (e.g a family member) or an institution (e.g

The main question that has driven my first concept is: "How to establish contact with prisoners without using modern technologies and without getting guards / institutions suspicious." If a single person (e.g a family member) or an institution (e.g

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Imagine an Amnesty 'safe zone' in the form of a Vending Machine / Info Hub where a human rights affected community can access basic tools and knowledge to help them stay informed with unfolding events, and also inspiring them to document their own su

Imagine an Amnesty 'safe zone' in the form of a Vending Machine / Info Hub where a human rights affected community can access basic tools and knowledge to help them stay informed with unfolding events, and also inspiring them to document their own su

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A service that provides detainee support through micro-loans/gifts, a pro bono legal network, social network exposure, and moral support.  This could be accomplished through detainee profile widgets incorporated into existing sites.

A service that provides detainee support through micro-loans/gifts, a pro bono legal network, social network exposure, and moral support. This could be accomplished through detainee profile widgets incorporated into existing sites.

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Implement a low cost instrumentation of the potentially offending groups or authorities for monitoring behaviors and patterns.

Implement a low cost instrumentation of the potentially offending groups or authorities for monitoring behaviors and patterns.

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A lot of people know about Ai Weiwei and some of them have tried to convince China government to release  him but how many people know Majid Tavakoli and did anybody helped him to release. How can we build a platform to not only play an essential and

A lot of people know about Ai Weiwei and some of them have tried to convince China government to release him but how many people know Majid Tavakoli and did anybody helped him to release. How can we build a platform to not only play an essential and

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Get Facebook (or other social media) on board and motivate people at risk to write status messages regularly and register with Amnesty International. If someone at risk is writing status messages each day, everyone knows he or she is fine. Once he or

Get Facebook (or other social media) on board and motivate people at risk to write status messages regularly and register with Amnesty International. If someone at risk is writing status messages each day, everyone knows he or she is fine. Once he or

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The WikiAm concept is based on sharing - it’s about gathering the more information possible from previous unlawful detention cases (by interviews or research); then upload it to an online platform (server, cloud) and share it at a global scale keepin

The WikiAm concept is based on sharing - it’s about gathering the more information possible from previous unlawful detention cases (by interviews or research); then upload it to an online platform (server, cloud) and share it at a global scale keepin

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Today we thrive on technology. The Social networking media has become part of our lives. And now the challenge is to exploit it for the betterment of such people who may get detained abroad for whatsoever reasons, so that they can communicate with th

Today we thrive on technology. The Social networking media has become part of our lives. And now the challenge is to exploit it for the betterment of such people who may get detained abroad for whatsoever reasons, so that they can communicate with th

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The inspiration was:  interruption-based security architecture. 

The concept: Someone is detained.   He was suppose to ping the system saying "I'm OK", but he can't.  Because of this, a series of smart alarms are created.

The inspiration was: interruption-based security architecture. The concept: Someone is detained. He was suppose to ping the system saying "I'm OK", but he can't. Because of this, a series of smart alarms are created.

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Could a satellite scan prison windows or other regions or buildings suspected to hold detainees for flash light Morse code (or any other sign for that matter)?

Could a satellite scan prison windows or other regions or buildings suspected to hold detainees for flash light Morse code (or any other sign for that matter)?

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 In Libya still there are 50,000 lost people whom they know what happened to. I think huge proportion of unlawful detainees consists by these people so I built this concept base on targeting these folks.

In Libya still there are 50,000 lost people whom they know what happened to. I think huge proportion of unlawful detainees consists by these people so I built this concept base on targeting these folks.

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