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Who We Are

Formed in 2008, the Sentinel Project is a non-profit organization based in Canada with members in several countries worldwide. Our mission is to prevent mass atrocities (including the crime of genocide) through effective early warning and cooperation with victimized peoples to carry out non-violent prevention initiatives.

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An estimated two hundred million people were murdered by governments during the twentieth century – many of them as victims of genocide. These calculated exterminations of ethnic, racial, and religious groups have taken the lives of Hereros, Armenians, Jews, Sinti and Roma, Cambodians, Kurds, Bosnians, Tutsis, and many others. The twenty-first century promises to be no different.

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From Raw Data to Actionable Intelligence: Leveraging Hatebase for Data-Driven Decision Making

I’m often asked whether the world is a more hateful place today than it was yesterday. Are current levels of intolerance and xenophobia statistically meaningful – waypoints on the road to some grim Mad Max world of hypertribalism? It’s a difficult question to answer without first understanding how Hatebase collects and categorizes data from public data such as social media.

Pilotfish with eggplant: understanding how Hatebase detects hate speech in (near) real-time

When we relaunched Hatebase at the end of last year, we deployed not only a wealth of new data attributes (e.g. targeted groups, plurals, transliterations) and a new API (now v4.1); we also included a complete bottom-up rebuild of HateBrain, the natural language processing (NLP) engine at the heart of Hatebase, which is responsible for (as of this month) 738,000 regionalized, timestamped hate speech sightings.

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