News and Events
Team WITNESS brought their A-game to the 2015 TD Five Boro Bike Tour. Led by our Executive Director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, the team blazed through New York City– proudly supporting human rights defenders around the world.
Brazilian partners, Papo Reto, nominated for an Internet award, The Bobs, for documentation of systemic police violence. Please vote for them in the Best of Online Activism: People’s Choice!
WITNESS hosted a panel on Women and Technology at the United Nations to discuss how technology is being used to protect and advocate for women’s rights.
WITNESS is excited to announce that our Human Rights Channel was named one of only two finalists in the 7th Annual Shorty Awards for the ‘Best in News’ category.