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.
Police Violence Tag
On September 14th, 2015 the WITNESS Media Lab hosted a panel on filming police violence at Civic Hall in Manhattan.
A survey of four recent cases in the U.S.–and several around the world–challenge assumptions about the role of video in attaining accountability for abuse, and point to ways filmers, advocates, journalists, and the justice system can use video effectively for change.
Every year thousands of people in Brazil are murdered by the police, yet only 0.8% of the cases are ever investigated or brought to justice.
A compilation of training resources and guidance to support anyone filming interactions with police or incidents of police abuse in the U.S.
Oscar Grant. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Walter Scott. The names of unarmed black men killed by police across the United States have etched their way into the public memory, becoming symbols of unjust policing. As bystander footage documenting those killings and other cases of police
While videos recent violence were the most dramatic we’ve seen from the Euromaidan protests, they are only the latest to document clashes in Kiev. In late January, several videos emerged exposing excess use of force by authorities.