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Matisse Bustos Hawkes
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Videos you might have missed at the end of 2014 (via Human Rights Channel) include: from #Kashmir, #Aleppo, an anti-terrorism rally in #Peshawar, araid on a #Baku newsroom buff.ly/1Fo64cT
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Interesting dialog here about who holds the power when using video- to raise awareness vs surveillance. #Iran #RosewaterMovie 
 
Check out this #exclusive new clip from Jon Stewart's directorial debut Rosewater, opening TODAY in theaters across the country! http://buff.ly/1ELiLe4 #RosewaterMovie
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Please share these tips for filming protests and police conduct #ferguson #citizenjournalism #howto  
As protests continue, citizen media is flowing out of Ferguson, Missouri. These WITNESS resources can help citizen witnesses film more safely, ethically and effectively.
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Our Human Rights Channel curator, Madeleine Bair holds our 2014 #webbyawards  finalist certificate for the Channel. Congratulations again to the team!
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Join us June 10th  for a Google Hangout with activists, journalists and filmmakers from Venezuela and the Middle East/North Africa who are documenting protests. Follow the conversation #witnesslive  
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Metadata has a bad name these days, but we discuss how it could be harnessed by activists for good. 
Information like geotags, a form of metadata, can help poachers find animals to hunt down, or allow the NSA to find out a lot about a potential target's movements. But should that prevent us from using social media entirely?
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Our Human Rights Channel is a finalist in the Online Video: Public Service & Activism Channel category. You can help it win a People's Voice award. Please vote now (or before April 24!) and thanks!
Help The Human Rights Channel reach the Promised Land in the Webbys People's Voice. Vote with me.
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our Yvonne Ng participating on this awesome panel of archivists - this Friday Oct 24 at 80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY - includes reps from Storycorps and Bomb magazine #nationalarchivesmonth  
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Vice News kicked off a 5 pt series today on the struggle of the Sahwaris of occupied Western Sahara. Check it out. Also encourage you to see the investigation of #humanrights violations that our Human Rights Channel has been doing on the blog: http://blog.witness.org/?s=western+sahara
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You can thank the idealist in DC who believe we can solve all the world's problem .
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"I believe that the judicial system in Egypt has nothing to do whatsoever with law and justice." -Alaa Abd El Fattah's mother on the verdict today sentencing him and 24 others to 15 years in prison. Alaa and other defendants were not allowed to participate in the hearing. #FreeAlaa  Please share:
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#TimetoAct  the UK Foreign Office is hosting a major summit next week focused on preventing gender-based violence in conflict. The summit also has a goal of creating stronger international protocols for brining perpetrators of GBV to justice. Check out their video playlist and stay tuned.... WITNESS's Bukeni Waruzi is attending.
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We're following calls for human rights monitoring in #WesternSahara as the UN peacekeeping force's mandate is up for renewal. Seeking videos from weekend protest in Dakhla as reported below. Any help appreciated.  http://allafrica.com/stories/201404141453.html
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  • WITNESS
    Communications Manager, 2003 - present
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See it. Film it. Change it.
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I'm the Senior Communications Manager at WITNESS, the international human rights organization dedicated to supporting people worldwide to use video safely and effectively for human rights advocacy. 
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Foreign Policy's Womeratti 2012 list
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