Ms. Vassefi will be examining various jurisdictions in the Middle East and North Africa region to see how they consider video as evidence.
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The resource provides practical guidance aimed at strengthening citizen video used as evidence in courts, for advocacy, and by the media.
10 Dec Video as evidence in Brazil: New study by Article 19 and WITNESS shows potential is huge but untappedNews and Updates | Priscila Néri
Videos as legal evidence help ensure justice in human rights cases, but the potential is still untapped in Brazil.
WITNESS Executive Director Yvette Alberdingk-Thijm reflects on the power of video to support UN Sustainable Development Goal # 16: Peace and Justice.
By focusing on collecting scientific evidence, including better video evidence, the ICC hopes to build stronger cases.
A review of the ACLU’s Mobile Justice, a new app that allows users to document interactions with police and upload video and reports to ACLU servers.
Filmmaker Callum Macrae discusses his documentary looking into and calling for a UN investigation of human rights abuses committed toward the end of Sri Lanka’s 26-year civil war.
What tech tools should human rights defenders use when balancing efficacy and safety – open source secure tools or insecure mainstream platforms? Morgan Hargrave unpacks the pros and cons of each and discusses the WITNESS strategy.
Citizen video rarely meets the high bar set for video as evidence. A new guide from WITNESS aims to help.