Activists in Rio de Janeiro have been fighting to defend their homes for years, and they urgently need your support and solidarity. Join our livestream tomorrow to show these brave community leaders, and government officials, that the world is watching and demanding change. This Thursday,
Author: Jackie Zammuto
Police operations in Rio de Janeiro left at least 13 people dead as a result of “stray bullets” including a 13-year-old girl. Additionally, about 2,500 children went without classes because of these clashes.
We’re joining forces with Hollaback! to mark International Anti-Street Harassment Week. Join us on April 8th in NYC.
WITNESS, WeCopwatch and our allies at Standing Rock are releasing a new guide on filming evidence of human rights violations against activists fighting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
WITNESS is excited to announce the launch of a new guide designed to help researchers, journalists, students and philanthropists navigate and integrate digital data into their human rights work.
Peter Gabriel and Susan Sarandon join video campaign to demand justice for assassinated Honduran human rights defender, Berta Cáceres.
WITNESS is proud to have partnered with LICADHO and LICADHO Canada for over 10 years. Through comprehensive workshops and strategic project planning, activists have acquired new skills in video production and editing, storytelling, digital security, video archiving, and distribution. As a result of their work during this period, we have witnessed a transformation in the video advocacy landscape in Cambodian civil society.
WITNESS brings together local and regional organizations to discuss their experience using video for social justice and human rights in Africa’s Great Lakes region.