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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.

The Power of Citizen Witnesses – and How WITNESS is Strengthening Their Impact

From creation, sharing, management of your video, to preservation and usage, and with an eye to the ethical questions, WITNESS is thinking holistically about how best to support the millions of citizen witnesses to human rights abuse.

Music Monday – Focus for Change Benefit Performers

For a decade WITNESS has brought together Focus for Change benefit performers, human rights activists and community to celebrate video activism.

Images of Horror: Whose Roles and What Responsibilities?

Recent examples of graphic images circulating online point to critical questions for commercial social media platforms, news outlets and citizens.

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.

Salman Ahmad’s Focus for Change Music Monday Playlist

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.

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.

Music Monday – Top Summer Playlists and More

It’s the end summer and before the season starts to chill, we’re taking a look back at our Music Monday top summer playlists.

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.