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.
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We’re joining forces with Hollaback! to mark International Anti-Street Harassment Week. Join us on April 8th in NYC.
On International Women’s Day we release a new tipsheet on safely and ethically conducting interviews with survivors of gender-based violence.
WITNESS joins over 150 civil society organizations in urging the FCC to oppose future legislation that would threaten a free and open internet.
A conversation about eyewitness video and police violence started 26 years ago must continue today.
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.
Join WITNESS, FiSahara, Independent Diplomat and Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! for a discussion featuring a special presentation of eyewitness footage from Saharawi media activists.
WITNESS is proud to be a signatory on a new letter to the president from more than 350 social entrepreneurs denouncing the travel ban on immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
On Sunday, November 5th, 5 determined runners will run 26.2 miles in the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon and raise money WITNESS! Will you join them?
The international coalition of indigenous, environment, and human rights groups are launching a new campaign to end deforestation in the Amazonian rainforest.