Call for Videos on Police Violence During World Cup Protests

As protestors in Brazil take to the streets during the World Cup, WITNESS has created a collaborative database to track ongoing police violence.

From Exposure to Evidence: Confronting the Limitations of Digital Video

In an age of information overload and image manipulation, it is no longer enough to simply film—and thereby, expose—injustice. Nor is it enough to simply watch it. New resources from WITNESS and our partners aim to help activists use online video to bring about change.

WITNESS Ally Among 200 Arrested Protesters in Rio de Janeiro: Please Take Action

From the start of the protests in Rio, video has played a pivotal role in helping expose abuse against protestors. Now the videographers are being targeted.

How To Film Protests: Video Tip Series for Activists at Occupy Wall Street, in Syria and Beyond

The thousands of human rights-related videos being created and shared – from raw documentation of human rights violations in Syria to the Occupy protests and the range of police abuse and misconduct therein – illuminate the role that citizen video is playing to not only inform us but also to motivate us to take action.