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Sameer Padania · October, 2006

I'm based in London, UK, where I run a small digital media and human rights consultancy, Macroscope.

For the last three years I worked for WITNESS in New York, where I ran the Hub, a video-sharing website focused on human rights. Prior to that I worked in the field of media development for six years, on projects and strategies supporting local media in developing countries (particularly in Africa, South Asia and the Caribbean).

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Latest posts by Sameer Padania from October, 2006

30 October 2006

Mexico: The last moments of Bradley Roland Will

Human Rights Video

Journalism seems like a precarious profession to practise in Mexico. It's ranked by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) as one of the most dangerous places to be a journalist....

20 October 2006

Video exposes child-soldier's identity

Human Rights Video

If you've seen the guidelines for this site, you'll know that there are types of footage that we wouldn't post, and circumstances surrounding the shooting of particular videos that mean...

13 October 2006

Zimbabwe: Smuggled DVD brings union protest beatings to light

Human Rights Video

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....

3 October 2006

Iraq: Rare testimony of abuse by the Iraqi Security Forces

Human Rights Video

Torture in Iraq, says the UN, is “out of control”, and “worse than it has been in the times of Saddam Hussein”. So it was especially timely for Brian Conley...

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