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?
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
"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:
#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.