Virtual Dinner Guest Project Connects Gaza and Native American Communities Using Video Technology

Lindsie Bear sheds light on her experience connecting a group of Native American participants with a group from Gaza to discuss daily life and the issues faced in each community as part of The Virtual Dinner Guest Project.

Ensuring That More Videos Mean More Rights

WITNESS Executive Director Yvette Alberdingk-Thijm reflects on current events and the importance of video as a tool to document human rights abuses and advocate for justice.

Highlights from our Video Archiving Q&A

Earlier this month, we hosted a lively online Q&A on all aspects of human rights video archiving and preservation. Activists and archivists from around the world participated, sharing their practical ideas and knowledge on how to safeguard video collections.

Music Monday – Ferguson Edition

This week’s Music Monday – Ferguson Edition features songs about and dedicated to the events happening in Ferguson, Missouri.

WITNESS Resources for Filming Protests and Police Conduct in Ferguson, MO

As protests continue, citizen media is flowing out of Ferguson, Missouri. These WITNESS resources can help citizen witnesses film more safely, ethically and effectively.

Effective Collaboration Between Journalists and Citizens When Using Citizen Video

Human Rights Channel Curator Madeleine Bair authors a two-part blog series on ways in which citizens and journalists can work together to capture and curate user-generated content.

List of Free or Low-cost Tools and Resources for Video Activists

This list of free or low-cost tools and resources for video activists is curated from participants who joined our Live Video Archive #AskMeAnything event on our Facebook page.

WITNESS Resources For Filming Human Rights Situations in Gaza and Israel

These resources, available in English and Arabic, aim to help citizen witnesses capture and share footage of human rights abuses and preserve their footage for use at a later date.

Music Monday – Home Edition

This song list is dedicated to all who find themselves searching for a new home in order to be in a place that is safe and secure for themselves and family.

WITNESS Weekly Picks – August 8 Edition

This week we feature articles on new innovations and practices in citizen journalism, data mapping and the protection of human rights.

Human Rights Absent as US, Africa Leaders Talk Economics

Since Human rights activists and civil society organizations had no seat at the US-Africa Leaders Summit. We offer some tools, tactics and tips for human rights defenders operating in Africa.

To End Violence Against Women, Canadian Campaign Calls on Men and Boys

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.