A WITNESS PROGRAM
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WITNESS’ Human Rights Channel finds and verifies citizen videos of human rights abuse, and make sure they are seen by those who can make a difference.

Today, more people than ever have the ability to record otherwise hidden abuses, and upload them for the world to see. But with so much user-generated content, it is hard to find these critical videos, and even harder to determine what they depict, and if they are authentic.

The Human Rights Channel works to empower media activists behind the cameras by distributing language-appropriate resources to help them film safely and effectively. Launched on May 24, 2012, the HRC is a project of WITNESS, powered by Storyful, and hosted on YouTube.

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