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.
Deciding if and how to share human rights footage taken by eyewitnesses is rarely simple. A new resource offers guidance on applying ethical principles to this new form of documentation.
When WITNESS was founded in the early 1990s, we distributed cameras to activists around the world so they could direct their lenses–and international attention–on injustice in their communities. Our objective, like that of many human rights activists and organizations worldwide, was–and still is–to make an
The policies, practices, and technology that allow videos by average citizens to expose abuse and serve as a tool for justice are constantly evolving, and our strategies must keep up.