• ရိုဟင်ဂျာလူမျိုးတုံးသတ်ဖြတ်မှုကို အောက်မေ့သတိရ အထိမ်းအမှတ်ပြုခြင်း Read the English version here. ဤဆောင်းပါးကို သြဂုတ်လ ၂၅ ရက်နေ့တွင် ကျရောက်သော ရိုဟင်ဂျာ လူမျိုးတုံးသတ်ဖြတ်ခံရမှု အောက်မေ့ဘွယ်နေ့ကို အထိမ်းအမှတ်ပြုရန်၊  ရိုဟင်ဂျာ လူမှုအသိုင်းအဝိုင်း၏ အရှုံးမပေး ကြံ့ကြံ့ခံ ရင်ဆိုင်နိုင်စွမ်းကို ဂုဏ်ပြုရန်နှင့် ရိုဟင်ဂျာလူမျိုးတုံးသတ်ဖြတ်မှုများ ဆက်လက်ဖြစ်ပွားနေခြင်းကို သတိရကြရန်အတွက် ရေးသားတင်ပြခြင်း ဖြစ်ပါသည်။ TW: အကြမ်းဖက်မှု၊ လူမျိုးတုံးသတ်ဖြတ်မှု တပ်မတော်၏ ရက်စက်ယုတ်မာစွာ အကြမ်းဖက်မှုနှင့် လူမျိုးတုံးသတ်ဖြတ်မှုကြောင့် မြန်မာနိုင်ငံမှ ရိုဟင်ဂျာပြည်သူများ ဘင်္ဂလားဒေ့ရှ်နိုင်ငံဘက်သို့ အစုအပြုံလိုက် ထွက်ပြေးတိမ်းရှောင်မှု ဖြစ်ပွားခဲ့သည်မှာ ခြောက်နှစ်တိုင်တိုင် ကြာမြင့်ခဲ့ပြီ ဖြစ်ပါသည်။ ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်တွင် နေထိုင်ကြသည့် ရိုဟင်ဂျာ ၆ သိန်းခန့်သည် ၂၀၁၇ ခုနှစ် ဩဂုတ်လ ၂၅ မှစ၍ သူတို့၏ အိုးအိမ်နေရပ်များမှ ထွက်ပြေးတိမ်းရှောင်ခဲ့ကြရသည်။ သူတို့သည် […] Huey Shin Choo September 5, 2023
  • Memorialising the Rohingya Genocide မြန်မာဘာသာဖြင့် ဤနေရာတွင် ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။ This post is written to mark Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day on 25th of August, to honour the resilience of the Rohingya community, and to remember the ongoing Rohingya Genocide. TW: Violence; Genocide Six years have passed since the mass exodus of the Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, fleeing brutal military crackdowns […] Huey Shin Choo September 4, 2023
  • Use Video in the Fight for Earth Justice Written by Dalila Mujagic and Meghana Bahar. This post is dedicated to our ancestors, human and other-than-human, who remind us that to constantly re-root ourselves into the soil is to decolonize justice. We honor the wildness of Mother Earth whom the ancients strove to eternally water. In their memory, we continue the fight for Earth […] WITNESS April 21, 2023
  • Protest. Resist. Exist. #RightToRecord, A Sacred Covenant to Protect. For an optimal reading experience via your mobile phone, rotate your screen horizontally, to landscape mode. This blog post marks the official launch of WITNESS’s global campaign ‘Right to Record: Protest. Resist. Exist’. Read in Arabic, Portuguese and Spanish. Watch our recently concluded live huddle with members of our partner network, V4C, and WITNESS staff […] Meghana Bahar November 23, 2022
  • Eyes on Internet Shutdowns: Documenting for Human Rights This is the first of a series of posts to mark the official launch of WITNESS’ global campaign on internet shutdowns, that highlights community strategies for documenting human rights abuses during a shutdown. Visit the campaign homepage to stay updated about new resources. This blog post is available in Spanish, Arabic and Farsi. In an impassioned […] Meghana Bahar September 1, 2021
  • The Adobe Content Authenticity Initiative approach to authenticity infrastructure against media manipulation Launch of the Content Authenticity Initiative White Paper Today the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) spearheaded by Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times publishes its White Paper. WITNESS is a co-author on the paper and has been part of the Working Group developing the standards alongside other groups including TruePic, Microsoft, the BBC, CBC and […] Sam Gregory August 3, 2020
  • The Right to Record in Africa – Law versus Reality The Nigerian police force has a popular phrase which you will find displayed in most police stations. It says: The Police is your friend. But the average Nigerian does not know this to be true. The high levels of police violence coupled with the absence of accountability has sparked social movements such as #EndSARS and […] Adebayo Okeowo October 28, 2019
  • Cyber-Violence against the Marginalised in Sri Lanka Digital community spaces serve as important tools for Sri Lankan women and the LBT community. A recent research study conducted by Groundviews reveal that deep-rooted misogynistic attitudes driven by hate and fear drive cyber-violence against the marginalised. Meghana Bahar September 6, 2019
  • Collectives From All Regions of Brazil Gather in Rio 35 activists from 6 cities met to discuss strategies on how to use video for change. The convening “#R2R – For the Right to Record” featured representatives from Belém, Santarém, Fortaleza, Recife, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasîlia and Porto Alegre. These representatives consisted of video activists, human rights lawyers, archivists, and community media collectives. […] WITNESS June 17, 2019
  • Rio goes live Image: Brazilian politicians livestreaming while campaigning and breaking a Marielle Franco sign. Current Rio governor on the right and a now-elected deputy breaking the sign. By Adriano Belisário As mobile phone access and Internet bandwidth increased in this decade, video streamings became an important part in the political dispute: such as in the beginning with […] eric February 22, 2019
  • Call-outs in live streamings Mobil-Eyes Us is a project of WITNESS and the WITNESS Media Lab to explore potential new approaches to livestream storytelling for action. We look at technologies, tactics and storytelling strategies to use live video to connect viewers to frontline experiences of human rights issues they care about, so they become ‘distant witnesses’ who will take […] eric February 22, 2019
  • Introduction to Mobil-Eyes Us Mobil-Eyes Us is a project of WITNESS and the WITNESS Media Lab to explore potential new approaches to livestream storytelling for action. We look at technologies, tactics and storytelling strategies to use live video to connect viewers to frontline experiences of human rights issues they care about, so they become ‘distant witnesses’ who will take […] WITNESS November 7, 2018
  • Occupying Dhaka Inspiring widespread activism on social media, a nation-wide youth-led movement for road safety emerged across Bangladesh and in cyberspace, as students in Dhaka drove the city to a standstill. Meghana Bahar October 22, 2018
  • 4 tips to have co-present and active audiences in livestreams By Clara Medeiros and Adriano Belisário Livestreams are one of the most engaging types of content on the Internet, and Mobil-Eyes-Us, a WITNESS initiative, builds up this content to help activists engage their audience deliberately so that they become more active, useful and “co-present” when they are needed. We had the chance to observe, test, […] WITNESS September 17, 2018
  • Cracolândia: A Public Health Crisis Treated with State-Sponsored Violence Originally published in Portuguese. Brazil currently faces the world’s largest crack epidemic, with an estimated 1 million crack users. Sharing a border with 10 countries, Brazil is a prime transit hub for the coca producers of the Andes region. While the increasing use of crack there is often attributed to the war on drugs in […] Victor Ribeiro August 8, 2018