3 More Days to Support These Knight News Challenge Applications

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.

!Bienvenid@s a Video para el Cambio América Latina y el Caribe!

Herramientas y materiales para video activistas que se encuentren en riesgo o en situaciones que requieran una respuesta inmediata.

The Growing Role of Image Verification in Venezuela’s Protests

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.

Because of You, WITNESS’ YouTube Channels Are Nominated for Webby Awards

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!

On #Rwanda20YRS Anniversary, Genocide Survivors Tell Their Own Stories

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.

Join WITNESS at the World Urban Forum & the People’s Alternative Urban Social Forum

WITNESS is headed to Medellín, Colombia to participate in screenings, round table debates and video advocacy training sessions this April 5-11.

Human Rights Video Weekly: Colombia, Egypt, and Syria

This week we bring you video from five continents on issues ranging from police brutality to refugee issues and economic rights.

Human Rights Video Weekly: Crackdown on Journalists in South Sudan, Activist Arrested in Sri Lanka

As refugees escape from South Sudan and Central African Republic, they crowd into neighboring countries, causing shortages. Since media outlets often cannot reach these conflict zones, we rely on citizen video to see what is happening.

The Video-For-Change Africa Network is Born!

WITNESS is pleased to announce the formation of the Video for Change Africa Network, a network for video activists to share their knowledge, materials and challenges with others working for social change in Africa.


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