Wiretapping laws were intended to protect people’s privacy in the United States, but in some cases they’ve been used to challenge the right to record the police.
The project is a collaboration with El Grito de Sunset Park that looks at how eyewitness video can be collected, curated, analyzed and used to expose systemic police violence.
This post examines the role video played in advocating for Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, and fighting against his deportation
“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.
If you have created or used a platform tracking open-source reports of a particular human rights issue, we want to hear from you.
Watching Western Sahara curates and contextualizes eyewitness videos filmed by citizen journalists in the Morocco-occupied Western Sahara, a territory off-limits to most human rights monitors and international media. This report summarizes our main findings after one year of curating footage. Each April, the UN Security
Today WITNESS joins Get Equal and transgender rights activists, allies and advocacy organizations around the world in a National Day of Action to Celebrate the lives of all Black Trans Women and Protect all Trans Women and Femmes. We are committed to exposing the impact
We highlight our work on livestream and eyewitness media curation through two pilot projects carried out during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.