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COLLECTIONS

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Documenting During Internet Shutdowns


Documenting During Internet Shutdowns

As part of our global Eyes on Internet Shutdowns: Documenting for Human Rights campaign, we've developed a collection of resources to support activists in preparing and navigating internet shutdowns. These tips and tactics aim to help human rights defenders prepare, document and preserve footage during a shutdown. While this is a collection of English language materials, you can search our resources for many additional languages.


Environmental Defense: Video for Earth


Environmental Defense: Video for Earth

Stemming from our Video for Earth projects supporting land and water defenders around the globe, these resources provide guidance on filming evidence of environmental destruction, creating compelling narratives around climate justice and case studies on impactful campaigns.


Filming Protests and Police Misconduct


Filming Protests and Police Misconduct

This set of resources offers tips and guidance on filming protests and demonstrations in the United States and Globally.


Open Source Investigations and Verification


Open Source Investigations and Verification

This collection of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) resources offers practical guidance on ethically and effectively gathering, analyzing, verifying and preserving open source information related to human rights incidents and investigations. 


Technology, Threats & Opportunities: Research & Analysis


Technology, Threats & Opportunities: Research & Analysis

This collection highlights research, thought-leadership and guidance around new video related technologies, such as deepfakes and synthetic media, and the opportunities and challenges they present for human rights defenders around the world. Learn more about this work at gen-ai.witness.org


Working with Survivors of Sexual & Gender-based Violence


Working with Survivors of Sexual & Gender-based Violence

Working with survivors of sexual and gender-based violence requires taking extra precautions to protect individuals' mental and physical health and safety. These resources offer guidance on safely, ethically and effectively filming interviews, collecting evidence and collaborating with survivors on video projects.