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Planning to Preserve Video for Human Rights

Advocacy campaigns can take time to achieve results, so it’s important that your videos remain available after they are filmed. Moreover, videos that are kept intact and authentic are more trustworthy and usable in contexts like human rights reports or courtrooms.

In this video, archivist and writer of WITNESS’ award winning guide, Yvonne Ng, provides a brief overview of the main activities you should plan for to keep your videos safe and usable over a short, medium, or long period of time.

Learn more about archiving in our Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video.

Translations: Also available on YouTube with subtitles in Arabic and Spanish. Click the “CC” button to turn them on.