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Matisse Bustos Hawkes
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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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from the WITNESS archives: an interview with Taylor Krauss of Voices of Rwanda on the project which films extended interviews with survivors of the genocide. #rwanda20yrs  
Originally published on the WITNESS Hub blog in 2009 this interview with Voices of Rwanda founder Taylor Krauss speaks to the power of personal testimony and the importance of memory and archives.
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A great commentary by my colleague Priscila Neri about the World Cup coming to Brazil... (via the Carnegie Council's blog "Policy Innovations")
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My interview with Jehane Noujaim, director of "The Square":
 
The Square's Jehane Noujaim on Filming a Revolution - An interview with filmmaker Jehane Noujaim whose "The Square" is nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary. The post The Square's Jehane Noujaim on Filming a Revolution appeared first on WITNESS Blog. http://ht.ly/2Drssa
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Bukeni sharing an overview of video advocacy at   #ab14  
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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!
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#TrackingAssault a new campaign from Al Jazeera America to focus on under reported stories of sexual assault in the US and worldwide. I've shared with them the following WITNESS guide (see link below). What other resources/efforts should they hear about?
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Alaa Abdel Fattah released from prison in Cairo on March 23, 2014:
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if you're in NYC check out the WITNESS hosted screening of The Square tomorrow evening at Cinema Village
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Happy to be participating in the Arab Bloggers Summit this coming week organized by the awesome folks at Global Voices Advocacy, 7iber and the Heinrich Boll Founation, Hivos and many others  #ab14  
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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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