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How to Film the Police in the U.S.

By c5 on Sat, 06/25/2016 - 02:15
There is no doubt that more and more people in the United States feel compelled and empowered to pull out our phones when we see a police encounter. Even as some of our shortsighted public sector leaders have downplayed the importance of citizen participation in holding police accountable, or even...
Después del documento público que diferentes grupos de la comunidad de tecnología cívica, datos y...
Palestinians living in the West Bank suffer from a water shortage due to Israeli policy that limits water supply throughout the year, and more so during the summer months. The shortage is particularly acute in communities that live in Area C and are unrecognized by Israel, and therefore, are not...
Boys returning from night out at the pool become target of fatal shootingLate night on Tuesday, 21 June 2016, soldiers shot and killed Mahmoud Badran, a 15-year-old from Beit Ur a-Tahta and wounded four of his friends. The shots were fired at a car with seven passengers inside, who were making...
Kami Komuniti Orang Asli Kampung Pos Gob ingin menyuarakan, kesusahan yang dihadapi oleh penduduk kampung yang tidak pernah dialami dahulu. Kami berasa amat sedih untuk melihat apa yang telah berlaku pada Hutan dan Tanah yang kami duduki sejak turun temurun daripada nenek moyang kami. Pada masa...
On 5 June 2016 Civil Administration and Border Police personnel arrived at Wadi al-Qatif (Satah al-Bahar) (near Route 1 between the settlement of Mitzpe Yeriho and a-Nabi Musa). They dismantled and confiscated 7 pre-fabs donated several weeks earlier by a humanitarian aid agency to replace old huts...
El lanzamiento de la Plataforma Nacional de Transparencia el pasado 6 de mayo causó estupor entre...
Yesterday evening, two Palestinians went on a shooting spree at Sarona Market in Tel Aviv, killing four Israeli civilians: Ido Ben Ari, 42, from Ramat Gan; Ilana Naveh, 39, from Tel Aviv; Michael Feige, 58, from Midreshet Ben Gurion; and Mila Mishaev, 32, from Rishon LeZion; and injuring eight...

Hamas authorities execute 3 men in Gaza

By c5 on Wed, 06/08/2016 - 00:15
On Tuesday 31 May 2016 , Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip executed three men convicted of murder: Ahmad Helmi ‘Abd al-Qader Shurab , 43, of Khan Yunis, sentenced to death on 15 May 2014; Yusef Muhammad Yusef Abu Shamleh, 38, of Deir al-Balah, sentenced to death on 23 October 2013; and Muhammad...

Snowden: Systemic Problems Need Systemic Change

By c5 on Tue, 06/07/2016 - 17:15
A dialogue between Ronald J. Deibert and Edward Snowden at Rightscon 2016.
On 24 March 2016, ‘Abd al-Fatah a-Sharif and Ramzi al-Qasrawi were killed by soldiers’ gunfire in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood in Hebron. They were shot after they stabbed a soldier who, according to media reports, sustained light injuries. The incident was widely covered by the media thanks to...

Reality check: Almost fifty years of occupation

By c5 on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 00:16
A year from now, Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip will mark its fiftieth anniversary. A third, even fourth, generation of Palestinians and Israelis have been born into this reality, and it is the only one they know. Given what has been happening on the ground for decades, it is...
On 24 May 2016, dozens of soldiers went through Jaber neighborhood, Hebron. They assembled about 20 children and teens against a wall, asked them about a stone-throwing incident earlier that day, photographed each and let them go. At least 14 were minors, incl. 7 under the age of criminal liability...
By Karen Stevenson A  transwoman is beaten into a seizure inside a Maryland McDonald’s. Two transwomen are assaulted, one stripped naked, as they ride an Atlanta MARTA train. A gay man in drag is beaten in a Washington, D.C. pizzeria as bystanders cheer on the assailants. A large crowd in Houston...

Seeing Impact in Progress at Good Pitch Europe

By c5 on Fri, 06/03/2016 - 23:15
On Tuesday, 24 May 2016, at around 7:30 P.M., several dozen soldiers came to the Jaber neighborhood in Hebron. The neighborhood lies along the road settlers call “Worshipers’ Route” as they use it to reach the Tomb of the Patriarchs from the settlement of Kiryat Arba. This area has known many...
The building damaged in the fire. Photo by Iyad Hadad, B'Tselem, 17 April 2016.On the night between 13 and 14 April 2016, military, police and Border Police forces came to a money-changing store in the center of al-Birah, a Palestinian town near Ramallah, as part of an investigation into suspicions...
Disponible en español aquí. In 2013, WITNESS co-convened a meeting of Video for Change activists from Mexico and Central America. During this meeting, participants from the Human Rights Center of the Mountain “Tlachinollan”  presented a proposal to create collaborative videos to support...
On 23 Jan. 2013 a soldier shot and killed Lubna al-Hanash as she strolled in a park near Rt. 60 with a relative, who was injured by the gunfire. B’Tselem found that the two women posed no danger and that firing at them was unwarranted. On 10 June 2014, a year and a half after al-Hanash was killed,...
On 28 Jan. 2009, soldiers who had mounted an ambush happened upon Sharif Abu Hayah, 66, as he grazed his flock near his village. The soldiers assaulted him, handcuffed him, covered his face, and dragged him on the ground. On 17 Feb. 2009 B’Tselem applied to the Military Advocacy for Operational...
“There is no longer any point in pursuing justice and defending human rights by working with a system whose real function is measured by its ability to continue to successfully cover up.”The Israeli human rights organization B'Tselem announced this morning (Wednesday, 25 May 2016) that it will stop...
The incidentOn the morning of 11 March 2012, a group of soldiers from the 13th Battalion of the Golani Brigade went up to the roof of the house of the Maharmeh family in Hebron. They accused Muhammad Maharmeh, who was 22 years old at the time, and his father, Ishaq, then 50 years old, of having...
The incident On the morning of 28 January 2009, shepherd Sharif Abu Hayah took his flock to graze some two kilometers from his home in Khirbet Abu Falah. Suddenly, he noticed six uniformed soldiers hiding behind some rocks. The soldiers called out to Abu Hayah in Hebrew but he did not understand...
The incidentOn 23 January 2013, Lubna al-Hanash and a relative, Sou’ad Ja’rah, were strolling along the garden paths in the College of Technology near al-‘Arrub Refugee Camp. As they were walking towards an entrance to the college located on Route 60, when they were about 130 meters away from the...
The incidentFifteen-year-old Wadi’ Samarah was hit in the back of the neck by a rubber-coated metal bullet. Eyewitnesses told B’Tselem that on the morning of 6 September 2007, school children threw stones and empty bottles at soldiers and military vehicles stationed on the main road near the...
Report summary, May 2016The military law enforcement system is supposed to handle complaints filed against soldiers for harm caused to Palestinians in the West Bank, including cases of violence and gunfire that resulted in injury or death. Such harm is endemic to the occupation, which has been in...

Periodismo de Datos en Brasil

By c5 on Thu, 05/19/2016 - 11:31
Este sábado 21 de mayo estaremos en la primera edición de la Conferencia Brasileña de ‪‎Periodismo...
¿Estás en Morelia y te interesan los datos abiertos y cómo contar historias con datos?El próximo...

5 consejos contra el acoso en línea

By c5 on Wed, 05/18/2016 - 05:11
Nos reunimos Luchadoras TV, Dominemos la Tecnología, Chicas Poderosas México y SocialTIC  para...
En SocialTIC nos dedicamos a apoyar a organizaciones de la sociedad civil, grupos, colectivos,...

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