• Arsip yang Bernilai: Read the English version here.  Blog ini menandai peluncuran kampanye global WITNESS “#ArchiveLife: Melestarikan Memori Kolektif melalui Pengarsipan Video”. WITNESS meluncurkan Panduan Aktivis untuk Pengarsipan Video yang memenangkan penghargaan pada bulan Juli 2013, hampir 11 tahun yang lalu. Sejak itu, kami telah mendukung dan belajar dari jaringan di seluruh dunia dalam proyek pengarsipan video. Hal […] Meghana Bahar May 31, 2024
  • Strengthening Collective Capacity to Respond to the War on Gaza Read WITNESS’ Statement. This post is also available in Arabic. A communications blackout plunged millions of Gazans, including civilians, journalists, paramedic teams and aid agencies, in an information vacuum from October 27 to midday October 29 when connectivity was partially restored. Today, we stand in a moment fraught with the gravest of risks for further […] WITNESS November 3, 2023
  • Wanita Orang Asli Bergerak: Dari Bantahan kepada Penerimaan Read the English version here. Dengan sokongan dari ahli WITNESS ASIA-PACIFIC. Di Malaysia, sekumpulan wanita Orang Asli telah dengan kuat memperjuang untuk memperkasakan perwakilan wanita Orang Asli dalam masyarakat Malaysia. Sebagai kumpulan minoriti di Malaysia, mereka sering menghadapi rampasan dan pencerobohan tanah adat, kemerosotan mata pencarian, penyisihan politik dan sosial, jurang ekonomi dan pendidikan serta […] WITNESS October 12, 2023
  • 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
  • Communicating for Land Defense: Lunar Cycle as Strategic Guide La Sandía Digital and WITNESS created a methodology to offer guidance on creating a participatory strategic communication plan for strengthening land defense, which is based on key analogies that explain the stages of our work: lunar phases and the seeding process. Background story: our first gathering to share knowledge and create methodologies In 2018, WITNESS […] Indira Cornelio June 15, 2023
  • Acampamento Terra Livre 2023: Fortify Indigenous Communication for Land Defense Read in Portuguese The biggest Indigenous gathering in Brazil took place in the last week of April this year. Acampamento Terra Livre (ATL or ‘Free Land Camp’) had as its theme “The Indigenous future is today – without land demarcation, there is no democracy!”. Through collaborative communication, Indigenous collectives denounced abuses and informed others about […] Jéssica Ribeiro June 1, 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
  • Sudan in the Dark: Lessons from the Frontlines It has been more than a year since the Sudanese armed forces arrested a number of civilian officials in the government and the Transitional Council, including Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok and his wife in September 2021 before realizing him after a month. Demonstrations erupted soon after, demanding a return to the democratic path and the […] Mahmoud Elmasry March 13, 2023
  • Stop Violence Against Defenders of Indigenous People Those of us who subscribe to and are members of various community media collectives in Abya Yala, gathered in the network CORAL (Colectivxs Reunidos de América Latina), express our concern and outrage over the recent acts of violence that occurred in the sister Republic of Ecuador and the null protection of the State for those who […] WITNESS March 7, 2023
  • Building Human Rights Oriented Guidelines for Synthetic Media Takeaways/TLDR:  Partnership on AI, in collaboration with WITNESS and other key allies, has published the Responsible Practices for Synthetic Media Framework, which offers guidelines for developing, creating, sharing, and publishing synthetic media ethically and responsibly.  The Framework is directed towards those building technology and infrastructure for synthetic media, those creating synthetic media, and those distributing […] Jacobo Castellanos February 28, 2023
  • Statement by Alternative Media in Abya Yala on #SOSPerú WITNESS signs onto statement by Alternative Media outfits across the Americas on the excessive violence enforced upon Peruvian demonstrators protesting the illegal coup. WITNESS January 17, 2023
  • Le droit de filmer en Afrique: La loi et la réalité La police nigériane affectionne une phrase populaire que l’on voit affichée dans la majorité des commissariats du pays : La police est votre amie. Mais la réalité est toute autre pour le Nigérian moyen. Les niveaux élevés de violences policières et l’impunité qui les accompagne ont déclenché l’émergence de mouvements sociaux tels que #EndSARS, dans […] Adebayo Okeowo December 13, 2022
  • 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
  • Video Mitigation: How Public Defenders Are Finding New Ways to Advocate Update June 2023: Our project was featured in the New York Times! Read here: “Lights, Camera, Criminal Defense: Lawyers Pick Up Cameras to Aid Clients” “Before the video, we had no opportunity. We had no guidance. We had no way of telling our story. Neil had no way of telling his story. All he had […] Jackie Zammuto November 2, 2022