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WITNESS joins the National Day of Action for Trans Women of Color #protecttranswomen

We are committed to exposing the impact and imminent dangers posed to transgender and gender nonconforming communities by prevailing cultural biases, institutional discrimination, religious bigotry, and, especially, the Trump administration’s hateful…

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Here are two orgs in Serbia and Sri Lanka inspiring us for #IWD2017! Read more below.

In honor of the achievements of the women and human rights defenders who fought before us and those who fight alongside us now, WITNESS wishes everyone a happy and safe International Women’s Day. Today we’re launching a new tipsheet on Interviewing…

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¡Queremos contar la vida, lucha y resistencia de mujeres que transforman sus realidades! Este 8 de marzo las mujeres y personas no binarias han decidido parar en México en una acción de protesta por la violencia que sigue ocurriendo, en sus múltiples…

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Happy #InternationalWomensDay - See our new tipsheet on Interviewing Survivors of Gender-Based Violence #IWD2017

On International Women's Day we release a new tipsheet on safely and ethically conducting interviews with survivors of gender-based violence.

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WITNESS joins over 150 civil society organizations in urging the FCC to oppose future legislation that would threaten a free and open internet.

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One year after the assassination of Berta Cáceres, the fight for the land continues, and so do the threats

By Laura Salas, Translation by Facundo Ercole Leer en español I’ve been a warrior because I’m from a town which is full of warriors. Berta Cáceres, founder of the Concejo Cívico Popular de Honduras (COPINH) [Honduras Popular Civic Council], has become an…

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The lasting effect of video capturing the beating of Rodney King

Twenty-six years ago today, Rodney King was brutally beaten by Los Angeles police officers. Upon hearing the commotion from his apartment, a concerned citizen went to his balcony with a Handycam, filmed the incident and turned over the footage to the…

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Yo he sido una guerrera porque también vengo de un pueblo que también es un pueblo guerrero. Berta Cáceres, fundadora del Concejo Cívico Popular de Honduras (COPINH) se ha convertido en ícono de la lucha de cientos de comunidades en Mesoamérica y todo el…

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New Guide: Documenting Video Evidence at #StandingRock - created in collaboration w/ @wecopwatch & allies fighting #NoDAPL

WITNESS, WeCopwatch and our allies at Standing Rock are releasing a new guide on filming evidence of human rights violations against activists fighting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Thurs 2/16 in NYC panel on human rights & press freedom in Western Sahara, Africa's last colony

Join WITNESS, FiSahara, Independent Diplomat and Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! for a discussion featuring a special presentation of eyewitness footage from Saharawi media activists.
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