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WITNESS helps people use video and technology to protect and defend human rights.
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Every day, activists and citizens risk their lives to expose the truth. We help make sure their efforts aren’t in vain.
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RESOURCES FOR WITNESSING THE WAR IN UKRAINE

We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine as well as those in neighboring countries affected by Russia’s unlawful attacks. We have stepped up our sharing of resources for people on the ground as well as those of us witnessing from a distance, so that we amplify grassroots truths and decrease the spread of mis/disinformation. 

WITNESS IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

WITNESS is pleased to announce Leonardo Custódio and Pam Mudhray have joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Mudhray will serve on the Board’s Finance and Audit Committee.  Léo and Pam bring extensive expertise in anti-racist initiatives – through activist academic research, mobile media activism, and organizational development – to WITNESS.

DEEPFAKES AND SATIRE REPORT RELEASED

WITNESS, in partnership with MIT Open Documentary Lab’s Co-Creation Studio, is pleased to announce a new report called “JUST JOKING! Deepfakes, Satire and the Politics of Synthetic Media.” As deepfakes are becoming a powerful tool for artists, satirists, and activists, they can also be disguised as humor but used malignantly to harm. The report explores questions such as who decides what’s funny, what’s fair and who is accountable?

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