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May 3, Team WITNESS brought their A-game to the 2015 TD Five Boro Bike Tour. Sporting WITNESS orange jerseys and led by our fearless Executive Director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, the team blazed through the streets of New York – proudly supporting human…
Team WITNESS biked the 2015 TD Five Boro Bike Tour. Led by our ED, Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, the team blazed through New York to support human rights.
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Meet the New Faces of the WITNESS Board!

A big welcome to Nicole Wong, Jim Salzano, Harvey Anderson and Lekha Singh.
Four new members round out the WITNESS Board.
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El video tuvo un papel invaluable en el movimiento por Ayotzinapa que estalló a raíz de la desaparición de 43 estudiantes de una escuela normal en México a finales de septiembre de 2014. Desde la grabación de testimonios de compañeros y familiares de las…
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Hablamos con la Agencia Subversiones sobre el uso de video durante el movimiento de protesta que siguió a la desaparición de 43 estudiantes mexicanos.
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We speak with Agencia Subversiones about the use of video during the protest movement that followed the disappearance of 43 Mexican students from the Ayotiznapa teacher's college last fall.
We speak with Agencia Subversiones about the use of video during the protest movement following the disappearance of 43 Mexican students last fall.
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Tomorrow morning, WITNESS' executive director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm will appear live on MSNBC's online channel Shift on the program Road Map, along with Syrian activist and WITNESS partner, Rami Jarrah.
WITNESS' executive director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm will appear live on MSNBC's Shift on the program Road Map with Syrian activist and WITNESS partner, Rami Jarrah
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By focusing on collecting scientific evidence, including better video evidence, the ICC hopes to build stronger cases.
By focusing on collecting scientific evidence, including better video evidence, the ICC hopes to build stronger cases.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WITNESS today announced that Nicole Wong has joined its Board of Directors. Wong will advise the organization on engaging with emerging technologies, visual privacy and more.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WITNESS today announced that Nicole Wong has joined its Board of Directors.
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WITNESS participó en el segundo taller de derechos humanos desde la comunicación en el Centro PRO Juárez.
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WITNESS participó en el segundo taller de derechos humanos desde la comunicación en el Centro PRO Juárez.
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Hablamos con la Agencia Subversiones sobre el uso de video durante el movimiento de protesta que siguió a la desaparición de 43 estudiantes mexicanos el otoño pasado.
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Hablamos con la Agencia Subversiones sobre el uso de video durante el movimiento de protesta que siguió a la desaparición de 43 estudiantes mexicanos.
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Our Brazilian partners, Papo Reto, are nominated for a prestigious Internet award called The Bobs for their documentation of systemic police violence in their favelas. Please take two minutes to vote for them in the Best of Online Activism: People’s…
Papo Reto in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is nominated for a prestigious Internet award, The Bobs. Please take two minutes to vote for them!
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WITNESS seeks interns enrolled in a graduate program related to moving image archiving and preservation, archival studies, or library/information science.
WITNESS seeks interns enrolled in a graduate program related to moving image archiving and preservation, archival studies, or library/information science.
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With growing interest in how video-enabled mobile phones can be better used to expose human rights abuses, WITNESS has been receiving an increasing number of media inquires.
With growing interest in video-enabled mobile phones exposing human rights abuses, WITNESS receiving an increasing number of media inquires
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Introduction
WITNESS is an international nonprofit organization that trains and equips people to use video in their fight for human rights.

Work
By bringing often unseen images and seldom heard stories to the attention of key decision makers, the media, and the public–WITNESS catalyzes grassroots activism, political engagement, and lasting change. We bridge the worlds of human rights, media and technology by incorporating cutting-edge innovations into traditional approaches to advocacy. 

WITNESS’ unique contribution to the human rights community is to serve as a global authority on best practices in the use of video for human rights purposes and a frontline resource for training and expertise.

WITNESS has partnered with more than 300 human rights groups in over 80 countries, trained over 3,000 human rights defenders, developed widely-used training materials and tools, created the first dedicated online platform for human rights media (the HUB), and supported the inclusion of video in over 100 campaigns, increasing their visibility and impact globally. WITNESS engages millions of ordinary citizens in the struggles for human rights taking place every day all over the world.

History
In 1992, not long after video of Rodney King being assaulted by four Los Angeles police officers catalyzed interest in the use of video for concrete human rights change, WITNESS was born. Today, WITNESS is an independent nonprofit organization with offices in Brooklyn, New York, and human rights partners based around the world.
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1.718.783.2000
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80 Hanson Place, 5th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217