Human Rights Video Weekly: A Plea for Food Aid in Syria, Violent Protests in Ukraine and Thailand

Videos from the ground lend urgency to the Syrian peace talks. Leaked footage from Ukraine reveals abuse of detained activists, and protests turn violent in Thailand and Cambodia.

In Honduras, Murder on the Eve of Presidential Elections

As violence and intimidation surrounded the Honduran elections, two activists from the leftist LIBRE party were killed.

A Zimbabwean Election Observer’s First Hand Account of the 2013 Vote

An election observer witnesses a mostly peaceful process, but one rife with irregularities and frustrations for voters

Video Tips for Activists and Citizens Documenting Zimbabwe’s Election

Videos circulating ahead of Zimbabwe’s election on Wed depict a concern among civil society that Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party will obstruct the process of free and fair elections. We share a tips for documenting elections safely and effectively for activists and citizen journalists.

This Week in Human Rights Video: Rare Citizen Video from South Sudan

Also featured: violence against human rights workers in the Occupied Territories, an anti-gay protest in Haiti, and the return of self-exiled opposition leader in Cambodia.

This Week in Human Rights Video: Police Torture in Bahrain and Why Brazilians are Protesting

This month’s Citizen Watch also includes: violence in Guinea, a raid on a prominent human rights organization in Russia, and disturbing reports of chemical weapons used in Syria.

In Focus: Iran’s 2013 Presidential Election

Despite technical challenges and government surveillance, Iranians are determined to share with the world videos expressing dissent and frustration during the presidential election cycle.

Togolese Use Video to Reflect & Shape Elections

TogoVisions, a West African citizen video organization, has mobilized to document contentious elections, pushing them into the worldwide news cycle.


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