Activists in Rio de Janeiro have been fighting to defend their homes for years, and they urgently need your support and solidarity. Join our livestream tomorrow to show these brave community leaders, and government officials, that the world is watching and demanding change. This Thursday,
- 22 August | News and Events | WITNESS | No comment
Around the world, activists, journalists, and human rights investigators are using citizen reports to monitor human rights violations. If you have created or used a platform tracking open-source reports of a particular human rights issue, we want to hear from you!
- 21 July | News and Events | Dalila | No comment
Last week a federal court ruled the Mexican state has a constitutional obligation to respect indigenous land rights and consult indigenous communities.
- 28 June | News and Events | palika | No comment
Join us to learn how community groups on the ground are fighting back against ICE, challenging mainstream narratives, and documenting abuses.
- 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