WITNESS is excited to announce a generous two-year, $500,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation which will go to powering up our critical work supporting activists, civic witnesses, and social movements across the U.S. to better utilize digital video and tools to expose abuses, strengthen and elevate counter narratives from vulnerable communities, uphold human rights values, and mobilize for change.
News and Events
WITNESS is pleased to announce lawyer Tara Vassefi as a Video as Evidence Legal Fellow. Tara will be examining various jurisdictions in the Middle East and North Africa for how they consider video as evidence.
WITNESS is proud to announce that we’re a charity partner for the 2017 TD Five Boro Bike Tour. Join the team to fundraise and bike for human rights!
Our seven team runners are going 26.2 miles in an effort to raise money and awareness for WITNESS. Come join us in cheering them on!
We are excited to announce that WITNESS’ Mobil-Eyes-Us project was recently awarded a grant from the New Media Ventures Innovation Fund!
Our new video “Archive!”, shows you how you can preserve and archive video evidence that can help expose and verify human rights abuses.