• Mempertahankan Media yang dapat diverifikasi selama Internet Shutdown Oleh Yvonne Ng Dengan kontribusi dari Arul Prakkash Artikel ini adalah bagian dari Seri Pendokumentasian Selama Pemadaman Internet Also available in Arabic, Spanish and English. Ulasan terakhir: 31 Januari 2020 Pembela HAM, penyidik, peneliti, dan jurnalis biasanya bergantung pada dokumentasi awal dari saksi untuk melakukan pemantauan, pelaporan, dan menganalisis pelanggaran HAM. Guna memastikan mereka tetap menggunakan informasi yang tepat, […] Yvonne Ng December 22, 2020
  • Haruskah Saya Menggunakan Aplikasi Dokumentasi Ini? Also available in Arabic, Spanish and English. Oleh Yvonne Ng Dengan kontribusi dari Arul Prakkash Artikel ini adalah bagian dari Seri Pendokumentasian Selama Pemadaman Internet.Nantikan bagan perbandingan berbagai aplikasi dokumentasi kami yang akan datang! Ulasan terakhir: 31 Januari 2020 Ada banyak aplikasi yang dapat digunakan oleh para pembuat dokumentasi untuk mengambil video, mulai dari aplikasi kamera […] Yvonne Ng December 22, 2020
  • Menyiapkan Ponsel untuk Dokumentasi Luring Also available in Arabic, Spanish and English. Oleh Yvonne Ng Dengan kontribusi dari Arul Prakkash Artikel ini adalah bagian dari Seri Pendokumentasian Selama Pemadaman Internet Terakhir diulas: 31 Januari 2020 Embed from Getty Images Meskipun terjadi pemadaman internet, para dokumenter masih bisa mengambil bukti video penting yang dapat dibagikan secara luring (offline) atau saat mereka bisa kembali […] Yvonne Ng December 22, 2020
  • Cara Pendokumentasian Selama Pemadaman Internet Also available in Burmese (pdf), Arabic, Spanish and English. Oleh Yvonne Ng Dengan kontribusi dari Arul Prakkash Terakhir diulas: 31 Januari 2020 Pada bulan Juni 2019, saat pelanggaran HAM dan krisis kemanusiaan terus berlangsung di Myanmar, Menteri Perhubungan dan Komunikasi negara tersebut memerintahkan perusahaan telekomunikasi untuk memadamkan layanan internet seluler di wilayah Rakhine dan tetangganya Chin. Pemerintah Myanmar mengklaim […] Yvonne Ng December 22, 2020
  • Honoring the 75th Anniversary of Nuremberg On November 29, 1945, only a week into the trial, the . . . prosecution introduced an hour-long film titled ‘The Nazi Concentration Camps.’ When the lights came up in the Palace of Justice all assembled sat in silence. The human impact of this visual evidence was a turning point in the Nuremberg Trial. It […] Kelly Matheson December 21, 2020
  • How Can U.S. Activists Confront Deepfakes and Disinformation? –December 2020 In the US, the 2020 presidential campaign has been called the “misinformation election.” But however significant the results may be, the problem of misinformation is much larger and more persistent than a single event. Recently WITNESS hosted a workshop on deepfakes and visual misinformation for activists and researchers based in the US, where […] Corin Faife December 3, 2020
  • Archivists’ Victory over Overbroad Copyright Claim A joint statement from Human Rights Watch, Mnemonic, and WITNESS, with lead authoring by Deborah Brown, Senior Researcher and Advocate on Digital Rights, and Gabriela Ivens, Head of Open Source Research, at Human Rights Watch.  November 25, 2020 A decision by GitHub, a leading software development platform, to reinstate a popular free software tool for downloading videos, […] WITNESS November 25, 2020
  • Tweet Chat: Archiving For Human Rights For Archives Month 2020, WITNESS Africa hosted a Twitter chat on archiving for the promotion and protection of human rights. In the chat, pertinent questions regarding the importance, practicalities and challenges to human rights archiving were put to Ayanda K of VIDERE and Yvonne Ng of WITNESS. Here is a recap of the chat on […] Isabel Pinheiro November 3, 2020
  • YOUTH V GOV: A Beacon of Hope YOUTH v GOV, a transformative film directed by former WITNESS partner Christi Cooper about the unparalleled work of another former partner, Our Children’s Trust, premieres at the prestigious DOC NYC Film Festival from November 11-19, 2020. Tickets can be purchased here. The next chance to watch this must-see film won’t be until 2021 so don’t […] Kelly Matheson October 23, 2020
  • 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
  • WITNESS joins 14 organizations to urge GIFCT to respect human rights WITNESS and 14 other organizations have joined together to send a public letter to the newly appointed Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) Executive Director Nicholas Rasmussen to apprise him of threats to human rights posed by GIFCT. Many of us have been warning companies and lawmakers about these issues for years. WITNESS is […] Dia Kayyali July 30, 2020
  • WITNESS at RightsCon Online 2020   Under the entwined and inflamed injustices that the world is facing (including a pandemic, authoritarianism, corporate exploitation of resources and privacy, racial capitalism, surveillance and the suppression of dissent), it is vital to have spaces that foster innovative resistance. RightsCon has long met this need. This annual gathering centers around the ever-changing role of […] Isabel Pinheiro July 22, 2020
  • Want to Record The Cops? Know Your Rights While not any sort of panacea for police violence, videos of police officers in the US killing unarmed Black men like George Floyd, Oscar Grant and Eric Garner have undeniably been an essential part of the conversation around racist, brutal policing in the United States. Police violence is a much longer lasting pandemic than COVID-19, […] Dia Kayyali June 18, 2020
  • COVID-19 Misinformation and Disinformation Responses: Sorting the Good from the Bad —May 2020: Sam Gregory, Dia Kayyali, Corin Faife. Last updated: 5/29 In this blog post we give an overview of some of the key trends in platform response to misinformation, disinformation and harmful speech during COVID-19, and develop a set of criteria through which the wide range of possible reactions can be assessed, using a framework […] WITNESS May 21, 2020
  • 4 new resources to help activists use video during COVID19 Filming and sharing documentation for human rights can expose injustices, put a spotlight on stories rarely heard, and create movements that hold perpetrators and decision-makers accountable. But if advocating for accountability is dangerous on a normal day, even more so during a global pandemic. This is why the WITNESS team is devoted to working with […] Dalila Mujagic May 7, 2020