Online footage offers a rare peek into Iranian civil society and anger over gender-based violence, sparked by recent acid attacks on women in the northern city of Isfahan.
Our guest-curated Music Monday playlists in honor of our 10th annual Focus for Change Benefit continue with Moroccan musician Hassan Hakmoun.
We go behind the scenes with Pentagram’s Harry Pearce in this interview about 10 years of designs for WITNESS’ Focus for Change benefits.
For a decade WITNESS has brought together Focus for Change benefit performers, human rights activists and community to celebrate video activism.
Mr. Ahmad kicks off a guest-curated series to honor our 10th annual Focus For Change benefit. This year we celebrate “Stories of Courage” from human rights defenders.
Urbanization and economic growth are rapidly increasing in China, but often at the cost of people’s right to land. Some citizens are taking the drastic step of attempting suicide.
Videos have helped document the violence and abuse that has characterized a recent series of forced evictions in Cape Town. The raids on informal residential communities are raising serious questions about police conduct and the government’s protection of constitutional rights to housing.
The ¡Hasta Aqui No Mas! (Draw the Line!) multimedia campaign, produced by the Canadian group MUJER, confronts sexual violence against women through education and empowerment of Latino men and boys.
Following the close of the World Cup, we pull together a list of select English-language news coverage on protests, police brutality and video in Brazil published during the tournament.
Activists in Brazil have been occupying land and abandoned buildings for more than 20 years. They use multiple tactics including legal action to try to win legal deeds to land and property and pressing the government to recognize the right to housing for all.
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