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Friday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Video for Revolution

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From the Arab Spring to Ferguson, video has amplified voices and exposed human rights abuses. This session will explore how we utilize video for revolution. We’ll facilitate a discussion on how activists around the world are using video now, and provide practical tips on the right to record, filming the police and protests, basic digital and physical security, and media preservation. Participants will walk away knowing how to safely, ethically and effectively use video for evidence and advocacy.


Dia Kayyali

Program Manager, tech + advocacy, WITNESS
Dia Kayyali coordinates WITNESS’ tech + advocacy work, engaging with technology companies and working on tools and policies that help human rights advocates safely, securely and ethically document human rights abuses and expose them to the world.

Palika Makam

Palika is Brooklyn-based media activist and the U.S. Program Coordinator at WITNESS. She has trained hundreds of activists from Palestine to Ferguson on how to use video as a tool for advocacy and change. Palika currently focuses on how data, video and storytelling can help create police accountability, expose immigration abuses and advocate for indigenous communities., WITNESS
Palika Makam is the US Program Coordinator for WITNESS. She engages activists and communities to use video to document human rights violations involving police and immigration violence, and protect the rights of LGBTQ, minority, indigenous and vulnerable communities around the country... Read More →

Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 118
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