September 17, The Brazil Foundation hosted it’s annual benefit at which WITNESS and Brazilian partners, Coletivo Papo Reto, received the 2015 International Philanthropy award.
On Sept. 16th, Brazilian media collective and WITNESS partner Coletivo Papo Reto spoke on a panel titled “Self Representation as a Strategy to Fight Racism.”
On September 14th, 2015 the WITNESS Media Lab hosted a panel on filming police abuse at Civic Hall in Manhattan with activists from the USA and Brazil. A livestream video of the event is now available.
WITNESS launches an intensive program to support Brazilians in their efforts to end police violence and strengthen the call for accountability and justice.
WITNESS launches an online system for documenting police violence in Brazil. The BBC covers it.