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.
- 20 August | News and Events | Sarah Kerr | No comment
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.
- 17 August | News and Events | bridgette | No comment
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.
- 28 July | News and Events | bridgette | No comment
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.
- 28 May | Press | bridgette | No comment
WIRED magazine recently published an article by WITNESS' Program Director, Sam Gregory, on how mobile livestreaming is changing the very nature of human rights witnessing.
- 04 May | Press | matisse | No comment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WITNESS today announced that Nicole Wong has joined its Board of Directors. Wong will advise the organization on engaging with emerging technologies, visual privacy and more.
For too long, the United States had a silent crisis of elder abuse: the experience of neglect, exploitation, and physical or emotional abuse by older Americans. The Elder Justice Coalition advocated for over a decade for the passage of the Elder Justice Act (EJA). A partnership between the Coali
Senior Program Manager Bukeni Waruzi first met Zimbabwean human rights defender Kuda Chitsike at a WITNESS video advocacy training in South Africa in 2008. As a lawyer with The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU), an independent institute in Zimbabwe, Kuda was eager to learn how...
“Say hi to your mom. You will be an Internet celebrity.” With these words, a pack of Neo-Nazis publicly taunted and tortured a Russian teenager—outing him to the entire world in a country where it is illegal to be gay. The perpetrators intended to share...