WITNESS was one of five nonprofits chosen in Medium’s first ever Storytelling for Good competition.
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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
We curated nearly 2,300 videos from 100 countries this past year. Then we made one video.
As citizen video is increasingly being used in courts, what does that mean for those that shoot it, and what does it mean for journalists and others who try to verify it.
In an appearance on HuffPost Live, Madeleine Bair discusses how we preserve visual anonymity for human rights activists and simultaneously protect victims of viral video abuse.