Susan Sarandon teams up with WITNESS to talk about gender equality and International Women's Day.
- 03 March | News and Events | matisse | No comment
WITNESS participated in a conversation hosted by San Francisco based tech company, Neon, discussing how video technology can advance human rights and the role Silicon Valley companies can play.
This year at SXSW WITNESS will be taking part in a panel on the power of metadata to verify and amplify citizen-shot video of human rights abuse. Program director Sam Gregory will also be on hand and available for mentoring sessions.
- 13 February | News and Events | alexz | No comment
WITNESS is proud to be an official Charity Partner for the marathon. We welcome runners of all levels and backgrounds, and from all over the world, to join us in our fight for human rights!
- 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...