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Zimbabwe: Smuggled DVD brings union protest beatings to light [via GV/WITNESS]

Issues: Freedom of opinion & expression, Labor unions, Police brutality

Tags: interview, Mugabe, Protest, unions, violence

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online]

This video reached me late last night via Ethan Zuckerman. At nearly ten minutes, it's longer than the other videos we've put up, but I strongly recommend you watch this.


Tunisia: Opening prisons to the world [via GV/WITNESS]

Regions: Tunisia

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Freedom of opinion & expression

Tags: googlemaps, maps, prisons

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online]

[YouTube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CqgY0yWTqw]


Malaysia: Cellphone video captures police excess [via GV/WITNESS]

Regions: Malaysia

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention, Police brutality

Tags: cellphone, squatgate

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online]

When the Malaysian police started accepting crime reports sent in by members of the public from their cellphones, little did they expect that their own misdemeanours would one day be caught in the frame.