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13 March 2008

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Video HUB: Protecting women activists’ rights around the world

Witness' The HUB Beta brings us three videos recorded at the "Human Rights for Women; Human Rights for All" event, where 3 strong women who defend other women´s rights speak...

15 June 2007

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WITNESS/Global Voices Human Rights Video Hub wins One World Media award

Yesterday evening (June 14), the WITNESS/Global Voices Human Rights Video Hub pilot took the award for best New Media project at the One World Media Awards in London. As former...

17 April 2007

Ethiopia: March to protest violence against women.

A march was organized on April, 14th at Merkel square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This march wanted to show that women were still at risk of random acts of violence and...

13 March 2007

Guinea-Conakry: standing up to a power-hungry President

The technological revolution that enables ordinary citizens to capture and upload video footage on the web has been slow to take root in West Africa. Up to now we haven’t...

4 March 2007

Forced evictions in Guatemala: whose land is it anyway?

Land ownership and occupation are complex and highly contentious issues in many parts of Latin America, and the tropical, resource-rich plains of northeastern Guatemala are no exception. On the one...

14 February 2007

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Video on GV

It has been a bumper few weeks on GV for human rights video, so let's get straight into it… Bandh of brothers… [via Neha] This footage, filmed by Dinesh Wagle,...

16 January 2007

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Videos on GV

You'd be forgiven for thinking it's been Saddam, Saddam, Saddam, in recent weeks, but GV has covered other human rights videos that deserve a bit of limelight – so, in...

6 January 2007

Saddam execution video re-ignites death penalty debates worldwide

Over the past four months, we've tried to feature and contextualise videos we felt should be seen and debated by a wider audience. Today's featured human rights video is something...

9 December 2006

Egypt: Bloggers open the door to police brutality debate

‘Extraordinary rendition’ has passed into common parlance over the last year as human rights organisations have accused the US government of exporting suspects to be tortured in regimes like Egypt,...

24 November 2006

China: Videos emerge of clashes between police and students in Jiangxi

Hot on the heels of the Chinese government's claim of a 22.1% reduction in “mass incidents” (read “protests”), here's some more video of “mass incidents” from China, in case you...

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