It's only a few days into the New Year, and the WITNESS team is already working hard around the world with our local partners, transforming powerful stories of human rights abuses into tools for justice through video. I would like to pause for a moment to take a look back at some of our successes in 2009, especially since many of you helped us get there.
I'm Jenni Wolfson, the Deputy Director of WITNESS and I've just come back to work after 4 months on maternity leave. Here's my first blog post on the hub about an issue I feel passionate about - the closing of Guantanamo. There is now renewed hope that detainees will be released or prosecuted. However, no matter what happens, detainees will most likely be haunted by their painful and unjust experience. Read about one man's story below.