Footage from the Melilla Border Shines a Spotlight on Spain’s Treatment of Migrants

The European Council and United Nations condemn Spain’s treatment of migrants after a Melilla-based migrant rights group documents border guards striking border crossers on the fence and carrying them back to Morocco.

Format, Frame Size and More: Digital Video Basics for Activists

We’re launching a new video in our series for activists on video archiving and preservation, which covers digital video basics including file formats, encoding, and more.

How to Backup Mobile Videos On The Fly To A Wi-Fi Drive

A quick overview of how to sync an Android’s mobile videos folder to a local Wi-Fi drive as an alternative to cloud backup.

This Week on the Human Rights Channel: Syria, Mexico, Honduras

Images and first person accounts from Syrian refugees, a Mexican student who survived a deadly police attack, and Honduran villagers evicted from their homes.

What Activists Need to Know About Video Archiving and Preservation

Advocacy campaigns can take time to achieve results, so it’s important that your videos remain available after they are filmed. A new video series from WITNESS shares tips with activists about video archiving and preservation.

Community Reporters Document Deadly Raid on Indigenous Villages in Guatemala

Reports by imperiled community journalists in Guatemala paint a picture of horror when police forces descend upon communities battling a hydroelectric dam.

Students Combat Sexual Assault Using Video

As 76 higher education institutions come under investigation for mishandling sexual assault cases, students at the University of Kansas are using video to share survivors’ stories and express their demands.

This Week in Human Rights Video: Honduras, Pakistan, Cambodia

Indigenous rights activists in Honduras describe the fear of living among known killers of human rights defenders. Cambodian villagers who brought their protest to the capital make a step forward in a long running land dispute.

Activists Documenting Gender-Based Violence in South Africa Face Challenges

A WITNESS training shares approaches to ethical filming of survivors of gender-based violence and discusses challenges faced by activists in South Africa.

Now in Arabic: WITNESS Guide to Interviewing Survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence

Now available in Arabic, our guide for ethically interviewing survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.

Reporting Ethically on Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

We share tips for journalists who may be reporting on the issues of domestic violence and gender-based violence for the first time.

Human Rights Videos from Argentina, South Africa, and Gaza

This week on the Human Rights Channel videos from Argentina, South Africa, and Gaza provide evidence of abuse by security forces.

Preserving Videos from Ferguson and Gaza for Justice and Accountability

Basic tips that activists can take towards properly preserving the authenticity and context of human rights videos, strengthening the likelihood that the videos could someday be used as evidence in the fight for justice and accountability.

In China, Victims Protest Forced Evictions Through Suicide

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.