Frontline activists trigger the app and notify their network of supporters when they need to share a live stream
Users signed up to Mobil-Eyes-Us receive a mobile notification so they can provide quick support by using their social networks to share and broadcast the live stream.
The recorded video then gets archived so that anyone who could not watch it live can find it in the app to still provide support later.
Since 2010, RioOnWatch is one of the leading news sites in English about the city. Focusing on community reporting and denouncing human rights abuses, the channel shows the city’s reality beyond the postcard.
Fogo Cruzado is a collaborative platform aimed at recording the incidence of shootings and the prevalence of armed violence in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro collected within a database.
Largo do Samba
In February 2017, the Military Police broke into and invaded dozens of houses to be used as a military base in a place known as Praça do Samba. Local organizations began a campaign that included a series of live broadcasts and guided tours of the invaded area. We did translations into English, gave legal context and shared public petitions.