How Can Hyperlapse Videography Be Used for Human Rights?

Hyperlapse is a videography approach that combines timelapse with motion, often with a first-person perspective. How could it be used for human rights?

Reporting on Sexual Assault and Gender-Based Violence: #16 Days Round-Up

In this round-up we share noteworthy videos, articles and resources that were published during this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

The 2014 Human Rights Citizen Video – Year in Review

Police brutality, forced evictions, political protests and migrant abuse. A look back at 2014’s human rights struggles through citizen footage. What videos did we watch, and what impact did they have?

Format, Frame Size and More: Digital Video Basics for Activists

We’re launching a new video in our series for activists on video archiving and preservation, which covers digital video basics including file formats, encoding, and more.

#Instagood Tips for Nonprofits Part 2

#Instagood Tips for Nonprofits part 2 reviews using video and explains why hosting a ‘takeover’ can diversify your nonprofit’s storytelling.

Consent, Privacy, and A Video of Sexual Assault

In Part 2 of our series on the Ethics of Curating Citizen Video, we discuss a video documenting sexual assault in Egypt.

Grupos en Colombia usan video frente a desplazamientos

Entrevistas con activistas de derechos a la vivienda y líderes comunitarios de Medellín sobre los desalojos forzosos que están ocurriendo y cómo usan el video para preservar la memoria de lugares que desaparecerán y documentan violaciones a los derechos humanos.

The Ethics of Curating Citizen Video

When professionals are not the ones behind the cameras, how can we apply ethical standards to using video documenting human rights abuse? Our Human Rights Channel Curator weighs in on the current debate on the ethics of utilizing citizen media.

The Growing Role of Image Verification in Venezuela’s Protests

A new mobile app addresses the challenge of verifying citizen footage. Plus, a politician brings citizen video of abuse to the Organization of American States.

Human Rights Video Weekly: Brazil, Papua New Guinea, and Mexico

From the Papua New Guinean police force, to the heart of Mexico’s cartel territory, to the occupied favelas of Rio de Janeiro, we share recent citizen videos from these locations and more.

Verifying Citizen Video: A Case Study from Aleppo – Part 3, Geo-Locating a Video

In the final part of three-part series, we discuss how to use tools like Google Maps to corroborate location in videos through geo-location mapping, verifying critical facts of time and place.

Verifying Citizen Video: A Case Study from Aleppo – Part 2, Creating a Panoramic Image

In part two of our three-part series, we cover how to create a panoramic image from video stills to reveal signifiers unique to the site and event depicted in the video.

Verifying Citizen Video: A Case Study of Destruction from Aleppo

The first in a three-part series investigates how to identify a citizen video for verification. The case study uses a citizen video example taken in Aleppo, Syria.

16 Highlights from the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

A list of 16 actions and stories we came across during this year’s campaign to end gender-based violence. We invite you to share projects, videos, and more to this list.

New Video Series for How To Conduct Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

A new video series includes first-hand experience from trainees, experts, leading activists and survivors of GBV expanding on considerations for filming, creating appropriate questions, safety & security, interviewing techniques and the effects of trauma on survivors.