By Meghana Bahar In early August 2018, a wave of mass protests seized the city of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Sparked by the deaths of two young school children by a speeding bus, students, mostly attending high school or university, thronged the streets demanding that
“Eyes in the Sky: Drones at Standing Rock and the Next Frontier of Human Rights Video,” a new report published, examines how activists and journalists used drones to document the protests by Native American tribes and other advocates against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.
New series examines role of video in exposing immigration abuses and advocating for immigrant communities against aggressive ICE tactics.
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28 Jun ANALYSIS OF EYEWITNESS VIDEO DATA SHOWS CLIMATE OF HATRED TOWARD TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NONCONFORMING PEOPLEUpdate | WITNESS
The WITNESS Media Lab shares initial findings from a new project focused on curating and analyzing data from videos of violent acts against transgender and gender nonconforming people that have been captured and shared for entertainment.
What do online videos, their views, and comments, tell us about the climate of hate and violence against transgender and gender nonconforming people?
On September 14th, 2015 the WITNESS Media Lab hosted a panel on filming police violence at Civic Hall in Manhattan.