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How To Batch Export Videos from Telegram

Read the blog post on how to batch export videos from Telegram. Telegram is a key platform for sharing audiovisual media that document human rights abuses – whether it is captured by officials, bystanders, journalists, activists, or perpetrators and their supporters. For example, it has been widely used by news outlets and officials in Ukraine to share information, by activists in Hong Kong to communicate and organize, and also by far-right politicians and disinformation spreaders in Brazil and the military junta in Myanmar to track and dox opponents. Many attribute Telegram’s widespread use/misuse to its large group size limits (maximum 200,000 participants vs. only 256 in WhatsApp), and the app’s reluctance to moderate or remove content.

Also check out these useful guides from other organizations:

How to Archive Telegram Content to Document Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (Bellingcat)
Telegram Harm Reduction for Users in Russia and Ukraine (EFF)