NEWS AND EVENTS
WITNESS and Berkeley Copwatch are excited to announce the release of a new set of tools and guidance to support community-based police accountability groups in collecting, organizing and storing documentation of police encounters.
WITNESS is happy to announce the addition of two new Associate Legal Advisors, Aaron Kearney and Dalila Mujagic, to its Video as Evidence program.
Our Legal Video Advocacy Project offers trainings, resources and partnerships with advocates, lawyers and incarcerated individuals to use video to help reduce client sentences, and advocate for decarceration through clemency and parole.
State governor João Dória originally defended the police's actions, but the images captured by eyewitnesses have since forced him to change his story.
WITNESS has signed onto a joint statement of solidarity calling to stop the attacks on democracy and media activists, as well as other individuals-at-risk, for their expression online.
WITNESS joined InsightShare, Engage Media and Video Volunteers in hosting the 2019 Video4Change Grassroots Gathering in Cape Town, South Africa.
Illegal loggers ambushed and fired upon Paulo Paulino Guajajara and Laércio Guajajara, killing Paulino and leaving Laércio injured.
WITNESS facilitates community-level discussion and national level convening to support inclusion of perspectives from Brazil in global discussion on deepfakes threats and solutions.
WITNESS is excited to welcome Leil Zahra as our 2019-20 Mozilla Fellow! Leil will be working with WITNESS' Tech+Advocacy team.
Thanks to the power of video, two high-ranking commanders have been condemned for murder and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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.
Last week a federal court ruled the Mexican state has a constitutional obligation to respect indigenous land rights and consult indigenous communities.
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