20 Powerful Moments in Human Rights Video

Every year on December 10th, human rights organizations mark International Human Rights Day. To highlight our 20th anniversary and Human Rights Day, we’re sharing 20 significant human rights video moments. Compiled by the entire WITNESS team and presented in chronological order, the list reflects instances where video (or film) made a difference: as evidence in a court or tribunal, galvanized mass mobilization or outrage, marked a turning point, a new use of technology for human rights, and more.

10 Years of Guantanamo Bay: A Human Rights Nightmare

Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of the first detainees being brought to Guantánamo Bay in the Bush administration’s “war on terror.” Amnesty International is organizing a day of action to call for the detention center’s closing.