Ms. Vassefi will be examining various jurisdictions in the Middle East and North Africa region to see how they consider video as evidence.
Video as Evidence
Cell phone videos can help prompt immediate action to stop human rights abuses, as well as be part of formal justice processes and accountability over the long-term.
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.
Deciding if and how to share human rights footage taken by eyewitnesses is rarely simple. A new resource offers guidance on applying ethical principles to this new form of documentation.
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.