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Video as Evidence: Filming The Aftermath of a Human Rights Incident

Film the aftermath of a human rights incident can be vitally important to investigations. This is the second installment in the “Video as Evidence” blog series from WITNESS.

This Week on the Human Rights Channel: Western Sahara, Spain, Ukraine

Advocacy groups use raw footage to spotlight the repression of anti-drilling protests in Western Sahara and violation of migrant rights the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Plus, citizen and activist videos document the continued destruction of Donetsk.

Rami Jarrah’s Remarks at WITNESS’ 2014 Focus For Change Benefit

British-Syrian citizen journalist Rami Jarrah shares his thoughts on the power of witnessing and our responsibility to support activists, who sometimes risk their lives to bring stories of courage to audiences.

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.

Focus For Change Music Monday Playlist Features Iron and Wine

This week’s playlist features Iron and Wine who will be performing at WITNESS’ annual benefit on October 16 in New York City.

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.

Hassan Hakmoun’s Focus For Change Music Monday Playlist

Our guest-curated Music Monday playlists in honor of our 10th annual Focus for Change Benefit continue with Moroccan musician Hassan Hakmoun.

Tips for Citizens Documenting Hong Kong’s Protests

WITNESS shares tips for citizens about how to more safely and effectively use video to document Hong Kong’s protests.

Video as Evidence: Turning Citizen Video into Justice

Citizen video rarely meets the high bar set for video as evidence. A new guide from WITNESS aims to help.

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.

Human Rights Video and the Open Internet – September 2014 Tech News Digest

This post is the beginning of a monthly series on technology and human rights in the news, written by our technology advocacy team. This month, we look at net neutrality and the work of the Global Net Neutrality Coalition.

Pentagram Partners with Street Artists to Create a WITNESS Mural in London

A street art mural in London featuring WITNESS partners is an inspiring reminder that in our global, connected world, we are all “witnesses.”

10 Years of Pentagram Designs for WITNESS’ Focus for Change Benefits

We go behind the scenes with Pentagram’s Harry Pearce in this interview about 10 years of designs for WITNESS’ Focus for Change benefits.