On Monday September 21st, WITNESS program director Sam Gregory will be participating in a panel titled “Death and the Social Web” hosted by Tow Center for Digital Journalism and the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University in New York City.
News and Events
On September 14th, 2015 the WITNESS Media Lab hosted a panel on filming police abuse at Civic Hall in Manhattan with activists from the USA and Brazil. A livestream video of the event is now available.
Meet Paul Strauch, a human rights law student at Yale University who will be running in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon for Team WITNESS.
In July 2015, over 30 video practitioners from 17 different organizations met in Mexico for the second meeting of the Video for Change (V4C) Network.
Our panel proposal for SXSW 2016 is live! Cast your vote for “Live! Camera! Action!: Livestreaming That Matters” and hear more about the future of livestreaming technology and human rights.
In early May 2015 WITNESS organized a six-day initial training session on video advocacy and storytelling in South Africa as part of our Critical Response work. The training focused on the promotion of LGBTQI rights.
This is a day that we care deeply about at WITNESS so this year we’re celebrating by joining the ICC’s campaign in telling the world why #justicematters to us.
This week, WITNESS will be participating in the second Video for Change Global Convening alongside members of the Video for Change Network and other video activists from 15 different countries and 5 continents.
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.