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News and Events
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.
Yvonne, our Senior Archivist, was recently featured as “Someone You Should Know” in the Society of American Archivists May/June issue of Archival Outlook.
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.