WITNESS and other organizations will provide training to activists ahead of the Western Sahara International Film Festival (FiSahara), which takes place April 29-May 4 in the Sahrawi refugee camps in a remote corner of Southwestern Algeria, deep in the Sahara Desert.
Venezuelan developers respond to verification issues with a camera app while Syria suffers another chemical weapon attack. Next week’s elections cause Algerian media suppression, and Saudi online activists threatened with arrest.
The Knight Foundation’s Knight News Challenge is currently underway. We share a shortlist from among the 667 projects seeking to strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation.
Herramientas y materiales para video activistas que se encuentren en riesgo o en situaciones que requieran una respuesta inmediata.
A new mobile app addresses the challenge of verifying citizen footage. Plus, a politician brings citizen video of abuse to the Organization of American States.
Thank you for your efforts to document human rights violations and to call for change. The Webby Awards have taken notice. Help us all win a Webby!
Um DVD de Ferramentas especialmente para líderes comunitários, militantes de movimentos sociais e ativistas lutando pelo direito à moradia e resistindo aos despejos forçadas.
Dutch priest Father Frans is murdered in Homs, Syria on Monday, dynamics change in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, and ethnic violence escalates in Myanmar, affecting international aid workers.
Video from human rights groups and activists is shifting the attention to forced evictions carried out in the lead up to the World Cup.
Originally published on the WITNESS Hub blog in 2009 this interview with Voices of Rwanda founder Taylor Krauss speaks to the power of personal testimony and the importance of memory and archives.
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