Our project investigates how video and open source data gathered by local groups can help corroborate incidents of abuse and help communities tell their own stories.
Police Violence Tag
Join us on June 6 at 8 p.m. ET to help us test out Mobil-Eyes-Us, an app that connects frontline human rights defenders with distant supporters in real time
On World Day of Audiovisual Heritage 2017, WITNESS launched the Activists’ Guide to Archiving in Portuguese at Brazil’s National Archives.
WITNESS celebrates Archives Month 2017 with updates guides, tipsheets, and videos through the month of October.
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.
Join us to learn how community groups on the ground are fighting back against ICE, challenging mainstream narratives, and documenting abuses.
Police operations in Rio de Janeiro left at least 13 people dead as a result of “stray bullets” including a 13-year-old girl. Additionally, about 2,500 children went without classes because of these clashes.
A conversation about eyewitness video and police violence started 26 years ago must continue today.
WITNESS, WeCopwatch and our allies at Standing Rock are releasing a new guide on filming evidence of human rights violations against activists fighting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.