WITNESS is excited to announce that our Human Rights Channel was named one of only two finalists in the 7th Annual Shorty Awards for the ‘Best in News’ category.
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From Venezuelan protests to police abuse in the US, many of this year’s biggest human rights stories have been documented and fueled by videos.
Exploring the ethical considerations and verification challenges newsrooms and civil society face when using citizen video in their reporting and research documentation.
WITNESS was one of five nonprofits chosen in Medium’s first ever Storytelling for Good competition.
Here’s a quick three minutes to take you through some important components of WITNESS’ work in the world of video.
“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
For Human Rights Day, WITNESS’ Human Rights Channel recommends these 20 citizen journalists from around the world to follow.
We curated nearly 2,300 videos from 100 countries this past year. Then we made one video.