In early May 2015 WITNESS organized a six-day initial training session on video advocacy and storytelling in South Africa as part of our Critical Response work. The training focused on the promotion of LGBTQI rights.
- 17 July | News and Events | bridgette | No comment
This is a day that we care deeply about at WITNESS so this year we’re celebrating by joining the ICC’s campaign in telling the world why #justicematters to us.
- 13 July | News and Events | sarahk | No comment
This week, WITNESS will be participating in the second Video for Change Global Convening alongside members of the Video for Change Network and other video activists from 15 different countries and 5 continents.
- 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.
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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...
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