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Video as Evidence: Filming Preliminary Field Interviews

This section provides guidance on filming testimony to support legal accountability efforts and tips to help evaluate whether or not to record on-camera or written testimony.

The Field Guide is drawn from conversations with attorneys, investigators, analysts, legal scholars, funders and our peers working on-the-ground where the violations happen, and will aim to improve the reliability and effectiveness of video shot as human rights documentation. Learn more at

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