An indigenous land defender in the Amazon learns how to use video for evidence during a WITNESS training

WITNESS harnesses the power of video and technology to help global activists document human rights abuses and distribute their stories in safe and ethical ways that lead to lasting change.

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Brooklyn, NY, US

Focus Areas

technology, video documentation

Year Founded


Countries of Operation

Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the United States

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

#16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

#10 Reduced Inequalities