As the WITNESS Media Lab examines the impact of video in documenting police violence in the United States, we recognize that the issue is a global one. Eyewitness footage is playing a key role in the conversation around police abuse, and experiences in other countries can inform that conversation, providing lessons and strategies for activists, citizen journalists, and others who are using videos to pursue justice.
Plotted on the map below are cases of police brutality caught on video. Click on points to see the videos and read about the role eyewitness footage played in each case.
Examples From Around the World datacards mapped by Location
Police Abuse on Video: Cases from around the world datacards