An interactive platform compiles footage from a territory inaccessible to international media and rights monitors.
- 13 July | News and Events | matisse | No comment
Last week's killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and the attack on police in Dallas, once again thrust the role of eyewitness video in the spotlight. We provide resources and guidance for filming, sharing, curating and preserving video of police violence.
- 06 July | News and Events | matisse | No comment
WITNESS has worked alongside Brazilian activists for more than five years to strengthen their use of video to document human rights abuses in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympics, and to advocate for justice.
- 20 June | News and Events | matisse | No comment
The project will source and analyze data from eyewitness videos of violence against transgender people. Our aim is to share this information to inform and create guidance for advocacy groups, journalists, law enforcement and tech companies to prevent re-victimization and end this discrimination.
- 09 March | Press | matisse | No comment
WITNESS' marathon team will be comprised of 5 runners, who will raise a minimum of $15,000 for the organization.
- 07 March | Press | matisse | No comment
WITNESS joins the international condemnation of the murder of Honduran human rights defender Berta Cáceres and calls for the protection of Gustavo Castro.
- 12 February | Press | aimeemartinez | No comment
WITNESS' Jackie Zammuto was interviewed about what considerations citizens should keep in mind when deciding to share and upload videos of police violence.
- 08 December | Success Stories | Jackie Zammuto | No comment
WITNESS is proud to have partnered with LICADHO and LICADHO Canada for over 10 years. Through comprehensive workshops and strategic project planning, activists have acquired new skills in video production and editing, storytelling, digital security, video archiving, and distribution. As a result of
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