The project Voices of Women, Stories that Transform is an audiovisual lab that will strengthen the communications efforts of Mexican women. The workshop kicks off May 22.
Team WITNESS brought their A-game to the 2015 TD Five Boro Bike Tour. Led by our Executive Director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, the team blazed through New York City– proudly supporting human rights defenders around the world.
- 22 April | News and Events | bridgette | No comment
Brazilian partners, Papo Reto, nominated for an Internet award, The Bobs, for documentation of systemic police violence. Please vote for them in the Best of Online Activism: People’s Choice!
- 04 May | Press | matisse | No comment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WITNESS today announced that Nicole Wong has joined its Board of Directors. Wong will advise the organization on engaging with emerging technologies, visual privacy and more.
- 21 April | Press | bridgette | No comment
WITNESS' executive director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm appeared live on MSNBC's online channel Shift, on the program Road Map, along with WITNESS partner and trainee, Rooj Alwazir.
Hari Sreenivasan reports on how WITNESS trains citizens around the world to record better video when they witness a crime, while protecting themselves from becoming targets.
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...