Our Executive Director Yvette Alberdingk-Thijm reflects on the lessons learned last year, our global team retreat, and how WITNESS will move forward in 2018.
Citizen Video Tag
Two founding members of our partner group, Coletivo Papo Reto visit New York to talk about their use of video combatting police violence and counter mainstream narratives about favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
26 Jul Six Months of Online Videos Expose Civil Society Movements and Human Rights Concerns in Western SaharaNews and Events | bridgette
An interactive platform compiles footage from a territory inaccessible to international media and rights monitors.
15 Apr One year later: Brazilian partners reflect on the importance of video cameras when a young boy was killedNews and Events | bridgette
April 2 marked one year since the devastating murder of a 10-year-old boy named Eduardo by Police in Rio de Janiero. Our partners in Brazil, Coletivo Papo Reto, reflect on the importance of video in the aftermath.
The resource provides practical guidance aimed at strengthening citizen video used as evidence in courts, for advocacy, and by the media.
WITNESS is pleased to announce technologist, journalist, and media entrepreneur Karen Stevenson as our first WITNESS Media Lab Curation Fellow.
On November 12, 2015, WITNESS celebrated the power of video to bring about justice at our annual Focus for Change Benefit in New York City. Co-hosted by the amazing Femi Oke and Peter Gabriel (via BeamPro robot), the night was a huge success!
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.