by Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada
How Virtual Reality technology is helping stop a human rights catastrophe
360/VR footage described in this article has been developed into a fully immersive film project, published by IRIN News.
From the frontlines of human rights violations to the corridors of global power. Over the years I have frequently made the trip to New York after many days in the field documenting the grim toll of war crimes, crimes against humanity and mass displacement. The aim? To take Amnesty International’s findings to the United Nations and press for action to end the atrocities. The responsibility? To carry the stories of sorrow and survival shared by women, men and children in bombed-out villages and refugee camps and do them justice in conveying their call for support.