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
WITNESS launches an intensive program to support Brazilians in their efforts to end police violence and strengthen the call for accountability and justice.
WITNESS launches an online system for documenting police violence in Brazil. The BBC covers it.
“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
22 May A Warlord Behind BarsSuccess Stories | WITNESS
In the long running civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), children as young as eight years old were used as soldiers. Congolese activist Bukeni Waruzi filmed the children’s stories, and with WITNESS’ support produced two videos. These videos were part of a 14-year struggle
Join us in person at Rutgers or online for a panel discussion on Women Filmmakers’ Approaches to Independent, Advocacy, and Activist Films.
For Human Rights Day, WITNESS’ Human Rights Channel recommends these 20 citizen journalists from around the world to follow.