This is reposed from WITNESS.org
How many videos of abuse have never seen the light of day because they were confiscated or destroyed? How many were never released because the witness feared retribution? How many have only received minimal media attention, and failed to result in a serious investigation?
A survey of four recent cases in the U.S. — and several around the world — challenge assumptions about the role of video in attaining accountability for abuse, and point to ways filmers, advocates, journalists, and the justice system can use video effectively for change.