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By Morgan Hargrave, WITNESSAs the influence of the internet has grown, so has its importance for human rights documentation. This explosion of content has created new challenges and opportunities. While more human rights documentation is definitely...
By Shanti BaraikIn April 2015, I made a video on the issue of access to water in Kamdara block’s Tati village which comes under Rampur panchayat. The hand pump had been broken for 6 months. All the sources of water accessible to the community were...
Today, audiovisual recording devices are everywhere. But does picking one up and hitting record necessarily mean creating an impact? Are people generally concerned, or even aware, of the impact a video can have?The omnipresence of the camera in our...
By WITNESSOn November 12, 2015, WITNESS celebrated the power of video to bring about justice at our annual Focus for Change Benefit in New York City. Co-hosted by the amazing Femi Oke and Peter Gabriel (via BeamPro robot), the night was a huge...
By Pusat KOMASKuala Lumpur, December 14, 2015:  Today, Lena Hendry,  our colleague and a staff of KOMAS, is undergoing trial in the criminal court for allegedly breaking the law by screening NO FIRE ZONE: THE KILLING FIELDS OF SRI LANKA, a...
By Yvonne Ng, WITNESSSocial media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube have become the primary way that many of us communicate and share accounts and perspectives of events. So, inevitably, archives are increasingly interested in collecting...

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