Investigative Commons


What can civil society do when state institutions are involved in crimes? Reporters, artists, activists and others look at racist policing, border systems and cyber-surveillance, exploring new investigative practices and methods to collectively establish the truth.

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German colonialism and genocide: Pleading and negotiating a case for reparations

with Sima Luipert, Mutjinde Katjiua, Vepuka Kauari, Esther Muinjangue, Mbakuma Hengari, moderated by John Nakuta English original version Panel, Nov 5, 2022

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Interim findings of the research conducted around the Waterberg

with Kambanda Veii, Ashkan Cheheltan, Tobechukwu Onwukeme, Agata Nguyen Chuong and Eyal Weizman English original version Presentation & Q+A, Nov 5, 2022

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Developing a legal framework to redress colonialism as a unique crime

Joshua Castellino, introduced and commented on by Sarah Imani English original version Intervention via video, Nov 5, 2022

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Part of “Socializing Evidence” With Hadi Al Khatib, Lina Attalah, Gabriela Ivens and Stefanos Levidis, moderated by Emily Dische-Becker English original version Discussion, Oct 9, 2021

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Part of “Socializing Evidence” With Başak Ertür, Hanaa Hakiki, Chrysa Papadopoulou, and Christina Varvia, moderated by Wolfgang Kaleck English original version Discussion, Oct 9, 2021

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Digital Violence

How the NSO Group Enables State Terror With Anselm Franke, Wolfgang Kaleck, Shourideh C. Molavi, Christina Varvia, Eyal Weizman, With John Scott Railton, Laura Poitras, María del Carmen Aristegui Flores, Yahya Assiri, Alaa Mahajna, Danna Ingleton, Edward Snowden English original version Public Launch: Talks and screenings, Jul 3, 2021