In Egypt, protesters have taken to the streets to oppose a new law restricting freedom of association. Meanwhile contenders in Honduras’ presidential election are both claiming victory, and WITNESS releases new video resources for the #16Days campaign.
Program Director Sam Gregory discusses human rights tech, InformaCam and the 10 year anniversary of human rights documentation tool, Martus.
The night of November 9, clashes broke out between Saudi authorities, civilians, and immigrants—predominantly Ethiopian—in Riyadh and carried on for several days resulting in hundreds of arrests, dozens of injuries, and reported deaths.
A new video series includes first-hand experience from trainees, experts, leading activists and survivors of GBV expanding on considerations for filming, creating appropriate questions, safety & security, interviewing techniques and the effects of trauma on survivors.
Reflections from a recent session WITNESS helped organize in Kenya that focused on how video advocacy tools can be used to mobilize action around GBV awareness and advocacy.
In a region wrought with conflict, it is hard to believe any one place could be called the “city of death,” but the Damascus suburb of Moadamiyeh has become just that.
Rarely does documentation surface of the prevalent and tacitly acknowledged abuse migrant workers experience in Saudi Arabia, making this video circulating the internet particularly significant.
In the past week, citizen journalists have taken us from Cairo’s Tahrir Square to garment worker protests in Cambodia and the Commonwealth Summit in Sri Lanka.
After watching the documentary “No Fire Zone” ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Sri Lanka this year, David Cameron released a tweet demonstrating just a fraction of the impact this important film has had.
A review of six cameras (and suggested accessories) for under US $300 for video activists on a budget.
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