As more citizen video makes its way into the news cycle, we offer some tips for journalists and others to better verify what is real.
- 10 December | News and Events | WITNESS | No comment
From Venezuelan protests to police abuse in the US, many of this year’s biggest human rights stories have been documented and fueled by videos.
- 05 December | News and Events | bridgette | No comment
The ICC Appeals Chamber rejects Thomas Lubanga's appeal and confirms that he forcibly enlisted child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- 02 December | News and Events | WITNESS | No comment
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- 28 January | Press | matisse | No comment
The introduction of verified video evidence could be as critical as the introduction of forensics in criminal investigations and trials.
For too long, the United States had a silent crisis of elder abuse: the experience of neglect, exploitation, and physical or emotional abuse by older Americans. The Elder Justice Coalition advocated for over a decade for the passage of the Elder Justice Act (EJA). A partnership between the Coali
Senior Program Manager Bukeni Waruzi first met Zimbabwean human rights defender Kuda Chitsike at a WITNESS video advocacy training in South Africa in 2008. As a lawyer with The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU), an independent institute in Zimbabwe, Kuda was eager to learn how...
“Say hi to your mom. You will be an Internet celebrity.” With these words, a pack of Neo-Nazis publicly taunted and tortured a Russian teenager—outing him to the entire world in a country where it is illegal to be gay. The perpetrators intended to share...