“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.
If you have created or used a platform tracking open-source reports of a particular human rights issue, we want to hear from you.
Read the original post En Espanol. Institutional violence is considered to be human rights violations initiated or endorsed by the government. Institutional violence ranges from excessive use of force against the public to abuse of power such as torture, forced disappearances or extrajudicial executions.
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.
Visit our test site where we’re experimenting with tools like Deepstream, Crowdvoice and Timeline to curate diverse eyewitness media and live video that bring to light human rights violations related to the Summer Games in Rio.