WITNESS is excited to welcome Leil Zahra as our 2019-20 Mozilla Fellow! Leil will be working with WITNESS' Tech+Advocacy team.
- 19 September | News and Events | WITNESS | No comment
WITNESS is joining the new 'Steering Committee on AI and Media Integrity' of the Partnership on AI that will provide governance to the recently announced Deepfakes Detection Challenge launched by Facebook, Microsoft, Partnership on AI and leading academic as well as future similar initiatives.
- 22 August | News and Events | WITNESS | No comment
As WITNESS continues to innovate and evolve in increasingly complex human rights landscapes, we are excited to welcome two new women onto our board who bring expertise in misinformation, technology, and philanthropy.
- 12 August | News and Events Press | WITNESS | No comment
WITNESS mourns the loss of its Board member and colleague Jeffrey G. Tarrant (April 4, 1956 – August 5, 2019). Jeff was a fierce and instrumental friend, advocate, and WITNESS Board member (2011 – 2019), and a tremendous ally to the larger human rights field.
- 20 June | News and Events | WITNESS | No comment
The convening addressed the question: "As AI becomes more sophisticated and its techniques more accessible, how can organizations across technology, media, civil society, and the academic research community work together to coordinate strategies around the emergent threat of AI-generated mis/disinfo
- 06 May | News and Events | WITNESS | No comment
WITNESS' "Profiling the Police" project won a 2019 Shorty Awards Audience Honor and was a Finalist in the Social activism category.
- 15 April | News and Events | Jackie Zammuto | No comment
Join us for a workshop on Wednesday, April 24 from 12pm-2pm offering practical guidance on using video to advocate for human rights and justice.
- 26 September | News and Events Success Stories | Dalila | No comment
Two founding members of our partner group, Coletivo Papo Reto visit New York to talk about their use of video combatting police violence and counter mainstream narratives about favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- 21 July | News and Events Success Stories | Dalila | No comment
Last week a federal court ruled the Mexican state has a constitutional obligation to respect indigenous land rights and consult indigenous communities.