“WITNESS Around the World” is where you can get the latest on events and trainings and learn more about how you can get involved.
- 29 May | News and Events | bridgette | No comment
Yvonne, our Senior Archivist, was recently featured as “Someone You Should Know” in the Society of American Archivists May/June issue of Archival Outlook.
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.
- 28 May | Press | bridgette | No comment
WIRED magazine recently published an article by WITNESS' Program Director, Sam Gregory, on how mobile livestreaming is changing the very nature of human rights witnessing.
- 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.
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...