In this webinar, Witness introduces some basic ideas from our Video as Evidence Field Guide on how to use video to advance justice.
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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.
By focusing on collecting scientific evidence, including better video evidence, the ICC hopes to build stronger cases.
Basic Practices is the newest section in our Video as Evidence Field Guide. This chapter provides principles and guidelines for individuals interested in using video for human rights documentation. The chapter covers getting ready to film, filming, safeguarding your footage and sharing your video.
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.
Adding information about who, what, when, where to your video makes it easier to verify the content, therefore giving it a better chance to secure justice for human rights abuse.
Citizen video rarely meets the high bar set for video as evidence. A new guide from WITNESS aims to help.