Our Program Director Sam Gregory joins HRWIFF’s panel on the emergent uses of virtual reality in human rights storytelling and advocacy.
18 Apr WITNESS and FiSahara Launch Project to Curate and Contextualize Citizen Videos from Western SaharaNews and Events | matisse
The project launches weeks ahead of a crucial UN Security Council vote on the continued peacekeeping mission.
The resource provides practical guidance aimed at strengthening citizen video used as evidence in courts, for advocacy, and by the media.
WITNESS’ marathon team will be comprised of 5 runners, who will raise a minimum of $15,000 for the organization.
WITNESS joins the international condemnation of the murder of Honduran human rights defender Berta Cáceres and calls for the protection of Gustavo Castro.
Al Jazeera reports on the app we co-developed with The Guardian Project in their new documentary “The Bigger Brother”. The piece highlights a beta test of CameraV conducted in Rio with our Brazilian partners Coletivo Papo Reto.
The justice system in Brazil has yet to grasp or fully understand how to properly digest, analyze and process the new flood of video evidence.
The magazine included WITNESS among its recommended Civil and Human Rights Organizations to donate to this year.
20 Nov WITNESS AND VIACOM LAUNCH “WITNESS THE POWER OF STORY” CAMPAIGN TO INSPIRE MORE PEOPLE TO USE THE POWER OF VIDEO FOR CHANGEPress | matisse
A new WITNESS partnership with global media company Viacom will include a series of PSAs, a new website where WITNESS resources are available and a call to action on Instagram where people are encouraged to share their #Story4Change.
Kelly Matheson will present and discuss WITNESS’ new Video as Evidence Field Guide at the 2015 Assembly of State Parties at the International Criminal Court.