Click here to read the full tipsheet Filming encounters with Immigration and Customs Officials (ICE) can expose human rights abuses, deter violence, substantiate reports and serve as evidence. But if the footage isn’t captured safely and ethically, it can put people at risk. This tip
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04 Feb Eyes on ICE Webinar SeriesICE | reynalevine Watch our 2-part#EyesOnICE webinar series, a collaboration with the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP). Read our follow-up blog post for more detailed responses to the webinar Q&A. Webinar #1 covers important “know your rights” and tactical information around documenting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Webinar #2 focuses on how groups are documenting and
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.
New series examines role of video in exposing immigration abuses and advocating for immigrant communities against aggressive ICE tactics.
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
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?
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.