On World Day of Audiovisual Heritage 2017, WITNESS launched the Activists’ Guide to Archiving in Portuguese at Brazil’s National Archives.
“Eyes in the Sky: Drones at Standing Rock and the Next Frontier of Human Rights Video,” a new report published, examines how activists and journalists used drones to document the protests by Native American tribes and other advocates against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
WITNESS celebrates Archives Month 2017 with updates guides, tipsheets, and videos through the month of October.
Around the world, activists, journalists, and human rights investigators are using citizen reports to monitor human rights violations. If you have created or used a platform tracking open-source reports of a particular human rights issue, we want to hear from you!
10 Jul WITNESS Trains on Video Advocacy at Sustainability and Corporate Accountability Summit in South AfricaNews and Events | WITNESS
WITNESS presented on the use of video in an advocacy campaigns at the 2016 African Coalition for Corporate Accountability conference in Pretoria, South Africa.
On November 12, 2015, WITNESS celebrated the power of video to bring about justice at our annual Focus for Change Benefit in New York City. Co-hosted by the amazing Femi Oke and Peter Gabriel (via BeamPro robot), the night was a huge success!
From June 3rd-6th of 2015 WITNESS’ Program Manager for Asia and the Pacific, Arul Prakkash, participated in Camp Chindwin to train video activists in Myanmar.