This Monday we feature Nina Simone, not only because she was a brilliant singer/songwriter, a Juilliard-trained pianist, but also because of her pivotal role on the Civil Rights Movement and the liberation struggle.
In light of the disheartening media coverage around sexual assault this year, WITNESS is dedicating this 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence to helping activists and journalists report on sexual violence more safely and ethically.
A video described as showing Syrian kids attacked by snipers was revealed to be the work of filmmakers and actors in Malta. It’s only the latest example of online video shared with misleading context.
Adding information about who, what, when, where to your video makes it easier to verify the content, therefore giving it a better chance to secure justice for human rights abuse.
Photographer Andy Lin shares his thoughts on the self-portrait as a means of expression and a tool for self-empowerment.
What tech tools should human rights defenders use when balancing efficacy and safety – open source secure tools or insecure mainstream platforms? Morgan Hargrave unpacks the pros and cons of each and discusses the WITNESS strategy.
In her monthly message, WITNESS’ executive director looks back on human rights stories from October and reflects on how our work resonates as more and more of us fight to expose human rights abuses.
En agosto un grupo de medios libres se reunieron en Amilcingo, Mexico para intercambiar herramientas de comunicación y información sobre video para el cambio social para la defensa de la tierra, territorio y recursos naturales.
Citizen video documents the unfolding events in Burkina Faso. Protesters in France respond to the death of an environmental activist, and eyewitness footage captures a massacre in Iraq.
Nancy Schwartzman talks to WITNESS about her film work and development of tech tools, including mobile apps, to end sexual violence.
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