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Witness Killed In Florida Gang Trial

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 10.11.2011 | Crime

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The day Eguel Geffrard was supposed to testify in the trial of the man accused of leading one of South Florida's most vi...

David Lohr

Casey Anthony's Lawyers Raise Incest Issues, Question FBI Witness About Paternity Tests | David Lohr | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home

Casey Anthony's defense team came out swinging this afternoon, when lawyers asked a DNA expert if law enforcement had ordered a paternity test to dete...

David Lohr

FBI Witness: No Blood Found in Casey Anthony's Trunk | David Lohr | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home

Casey Anthony’s defense team presented testimony this morning from the FBI’s forensic DNA expert who had examined evidence in the case. The testim...

Interview: Actress Kelly McGillis in Stake Land

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When first seen in Jim Mickle's rough-edged vampire movie, Stake Land, opening in limited release Friday (4/22/11), Kelly McGillis is in a badly torn ...

How WITNESS Is Making Video Safer for Activists to Use (Video)

Witness | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It is our job now more than ever to equip these citizens with knowledge and tools and to realize the full potential of video as a powerful, safe, and effective human rights tool.

Celebrate the Right to Be Human (VIDEO)

Witness | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every year, December 10th marks Human Rights Day. In honor of this day I'd like to share a couple of stories with you.

What Video Can Do to End Violence Against Women

Witness | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At WITNESS, we use the power of video and storytelling to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses. And so, in honor of women's rights, I urge you take a few minutes to watch Mary's story.

CGI 2010: An Interview with the Executive Director of WITNESS on Video Advocacy, Justice, and Human Rights

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

Now we will be training 50 organizations, putting video cameras in their hands and training them how to use them. And then train them how to strategically and tactically use those videos to create lasting change and obtain justice.

Another Green (Justice) Revolution

Bharati Chaturvedi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bharati Chaturvedi

Waste pickers are the backbone of recycling in developing countries, but they're finding themselves left out in the cold as cities strive to become "world class" and hand waste collection over to private companies.

My 'Daniel Fast'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

I believe our nation is in deep trouble. Sometimes things get so bad that you really don't know what to say or do. When that happens, it's a good time to fast and pray.

My Father The Miracle Worker

Philip Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Philip Smith

One day back in the 60s, my father, a high-society interior decorator with clients like the Presidents of Cuba and Haiti, suddenly discovered that he could talk to the dead and heal the sick.

The Witness to Guantanamo Project: In-Depth Filmed Interviews of Former Guantanamo Detainees

Peter Jan Honigsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Jan Honigsberg

We hope to film hundreds of interviews of former Guantanamo detainees. We are determined to document the systematic human rights abuses and rule of law violations at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Coming Out of the Closet: My Climate Trauma (and Yours?)

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

As I started to immerse myself in the science and early impacts of global warming, I became increasingly distraught.

Talking With The F.B.I.'s Undercover Source In Alaska's VECO Corruption Case

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Prewitt: "It's going to be a tight race, but Stevens could still win this thing. Stevens has been around so long, and we do have a very partisan situation up here in Alaska."

Exclusive Interview: Frank Prewitt, Author Of Last Bridge To Nowhere

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Prewitt: The book is my experience working as the confidential source who spent nearly four years helping the F.B.I. pry the lid open on the sordid world of political corruption in Alaska and Washington.


Rebecca Lichtenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Lichtenfeld

Some believe that HIV/AIDS statistics are much higher and possibly at pandemic levels in eastern DRC, due to the ongoing conflict between the army and the rebels.

Media Ownership for All: Citizen Journalism Grows Up

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

Independent photojournalists, NGO workers and citizens are part of this important movement to take back the news from those who focus on profits.