A glimpse into how we produced our new video, featuring five activists, with the help of some of the film industry’s creative leaders.
Rare video from Yemen where a drone attack killed members of a wedding party in December; a community correspondent in India helps free men and women from slave labor.
Just as citizen reporting and social media can illuminate human rights abuse, they can also facilitate the spread of misinformation, as we’re seeing in videos circulated from Venezuela’s protests recently.
While videos recent violence were the most dramatic we’ve seen from the Euromaidan protests, they are only the latest to document clashes in Kiev. In late January, several videos emerged exposing excess use of force by authorities.
A new video and report by the Accountability Counsel were recently submitted as part of a formal complaint filed by hundreds of Liberians demanding accountability for a U.S. federal agency’s funding of a biomass project that caused serious human rights, labor and environmental abuses, including sexual abuse by company employees of local women.
CineMaralita, a film festival in the Philippines supported by the Urban Poor Resource Center (UPRCP), has recently used the videos included in our forced eviction toolkit as vehicles to spark conversation around land and housing rights issues.
Our last weekly update from the Human Rights Channel for 2013 features citizen video from Syria, Brazil, and Ukraine.
On Human Rights Day, we’ve compiled a global list of citizen journalists we follow who cover human rights and share video. Please share the list and add to it!
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