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
New series examines role of video in exposing immigration abuses and advocating for immigrant communities against aggressive ICE tactics.
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
Click here to read the full tipsheet Filming encounters with Immigration and Customs Officials (ICE) can expose human rights abuses, deter violence, substantiate reports and serve as evidence. But if the footage isn’t captured safely and ethically, it can put people at risk. This tip
04 Feb Eyes on ICE Webinar SeriesICE | WITNESS Watch our 2-part#EyesOnICE webinar series, a collaboration with the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP). Read our follow-up blog post for more detailed responses to the webinar Q&A. Webinar #1 covers important “know your rights” and tactical information around documenting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Webinar #2 focuses on how groups are documenting and
“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.