A look at human rights in Western Sahara through six months of footage from the ground.
When online videos do not contain enough information to corroborate where and when they were recorded and or help viewers understand what they show, online tools and practices can help viewers learn more about what they are watching.
Watching Western Sahara is a collaborative video curation platform created to curate and contextualize eyewitness footage of human rights in the occupied territory of Western Sahara. WITNESS’s Madeleine Bair and FiSahara’s María Carrión explain how and why the collaboration came to be.
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.
A new tipsheet prepares you to act as an eyewitness to police violence. Good witnessing can de-escalate a situation, help someone confronted by police, and provide valuable documentation for advocacy and justice.
What do online videos, their views, and comments, tell us about the climate of hate and violence against transgender and gender nonconforming people?
The death of a Sahrawi activist fuels protests in Western Sahara and southern Morocco, and renews attention to the treatment of Sahrawi political prisoners.