WITNESS is a proud Charity Partner of the TCS NYC Marathon! Between now and the race, we’ll be profiling members of Team WITNESS to share a bit about them and why they chose to run in support of WITNESS. First up is immigration lawyer and artist, Carolina MacWright.
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WITNESS’ executive director will deliver a keynote and moderate a panel at the annual civic tech conference in NYC.
Our Program Director Sam Gregory joins HRWIFF’s panel on the emergent uses of virtual reality in human rights storytelling and advocacy.
Peter Gabriel and Susan Sarandon join video campaign to demand justice for assassinated Honduran human rights defender, Berta Cáceres.
Last month WITNESS’ Victor Ribeiro traveled to Chile to conduct a series of video advocacy and video evidence workshops. Here are a few highlights from the workshops, including video interviews with people he met along the way.
WITNESS and FiSahara conducted a week-long intensive training on video advocacy in the Sahrawi refugee camps located in the Tindouf province of Algeria.
18 Apr WITNESS and FiSahara Launch Project to Curate and Contextualize Citizen Videos from Western SaharaNews and Events | matisse
The project launches weeks ahead of a crucial UN Security Council vote on the continued peacekeeping mission.
15 Apr One year later: Brazilian partners reflect on the importance of video cameras when a young boy was killedNews and Events | bridgette
April 2 marked one year since the devastating murder of a 10-year-old boy named Eduardo by Police in Rio de Janiero. Our partners in Brazil, Coletivo Papo Reto, reflect on the importance of video in the aftermath.
The resource provides practical guidance aimed at strengthening citizen video used as evidence in courts, for advocacy, and by the media.