Our weekly roundup includes reports on possible proof of war crimes committed in Syria, predictive software for social upheaval, online privacy compromised and new online privacy tools, and a cautionary tale about metadata via cat photos.
June 4th marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most discussed events of recent Chinese history: the massacre at Tiananmen Square in Beijing of pro-democracy protesters.
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!
Activists organize throughout April to draw awareness and take action against sexual harassment and assault.
A series of interviews conducted by Lauren Wolfe, director of the Women’s Media Center’s Women Under Siege Project, provide examples of good practices we outline in our “Guide to Interviewing Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.”
An interview with filmmaker Jehane Noujaim whose “The Square” is nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary.
Our partners at the Guardian Project posted today about how our joint project InformaCam provides mobile media (photos/video) verification. We share the overview here.
A video message from our executive director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm on Human Rights Day 2013
A new video series includes first-hand experience from trainees, experts, leading activists and survivors of GBV expanding on considerations for filming, creating appropriate questions, safety & security, interviewing techniques and the effects of trauma on survivors.
WITNESS’ annual benefit takes place Thursday December 5, 2013. Interested members of the press need to RSVP to cover the event. Details in the advisory.
The day of action provides an opportunity for everyone to use video, social media and conversation to address the silent crisis of elder abuse.
Every year on December 10th, human rights organizations mark International Human Rights Day. To highlight our 20th anniversary and Human Rights Day, we’re sharing 20 significant human rights video moments. Compiled by the entire WITNESS team and presented in chronological order, the list reflects instances where video (or film) made a difference: as evidence in a court or tribunal, galvanized mass mobilization or outrage, marked a turning point, a new use of technology for human rights, and more.
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