We are excited to announce that WITNESS’ Mobil-Eyes-Us project was recently awarded a grant from the New Media Ventures Innovation Fund!
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.
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.
Our panel proposal for SXSW 2016 is live! Cast your vote for “Live! Camera! Action!: Livestreaming That Matters” and hear more about the future of livestreaming technology and human rights.