Does more video actually lead to justice for victims of police brutality? Will the presence of more cameras lead to less police brutality in the future?
Images and first person accounts from Syrian refugees, a Mexican student who survived a deadly police attack, and Honduran villagers evicted from their homes.
Reports by imperiled community journalists in Guatemala paint a picture of horror when police forces descend upon communities battling a hydroelectric dam.
This week on the Human Rights Channel videos from Argentina, South Africa, and Gaza provide evidence of abuse by security forces.
Basic tips that activists can take towards properly preserving the authenticity and context of human rights videos, strengthening the likelihood that the videos could someday be used as evidence in the fight for justice and accountability.
Citizens and professional reporters have been thrown in jail while documenting protests and the police response, raising the question once again–Who IS a reporter anyways?
As protests continue, citizen media is flowing out of Ferguson, Missouri. These WITNESS resources can help citizen witnesses film more safely, ethically and effectively.
Following the close of the World Cup, we pull together a list of select English-language news coverage on protests, police brutality and video in Brazil published during the tournament.
Citizen video has become a critical resource in the struggle to ensure rights and in cases to prosecute police violence in Brazilian cities.
A proposed anti-terrorism law in Brazil could criminalize the actions of social movements and public protests.
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.
Moroccan security forces crack down on Sahwari independence protesters in Western Sahara, including a human rights activist, Leila Lili.
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