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This category is for sites on human rights and liberties.
A multi-issue, social justice center supported and staffed by 30 congregations of nuns, priests and brothers which promotes analysis and action.
A portal to human rights resources on the net, including news, government bodies, law, and treaties.
The founder of the Body Shop reports and comments on activism, ethical business, human rights and environmentalism in a global perspective.
Encompasses the full range of data concerning the application of the UN human rights treaty system by its monitoring treaty bodies since their inauguration.
A research center dedicated to advancing the understanding and pursuing the goals of the American civil rights movement.
From About.com - Columns, link libraries, polls, and discussions about personal liberty issues.
Features stories and links on worldwide human rights violations, particularly issues that receive little attention from the Western media.
Resource for finding information about human rights on the internet. Links to organizations worldwide addressing human rights issues.
News, articles, links and chat groups about human rights issues.
Features political, censorship and human rights news from around the world.
A blog on civil liberties in the Internet age by Rick Falkvinge, a former Pirate Party MEP.
Highlighting the links between environmental exploitation and human rights abuses, particularly where natural resources such as timber, diamonds and oil are used to fund conflict.
Includes constitutional rights charts, links to human rights and constitutional rights websites, news, and resources.
Active mail list and discussion on subject. Bilingual, English y Español.
Includes searchable databases, full-text education and training materials and interactive distance learning tools on human rights.
HURIDOCS is a global network of organisations concerned with human rights. Functions as a decentralised network in which organisations can handle and exchange information according to their own requirements.
Provides human rights publications, information on children's rights and the UN human rights system, and listing of human rights organizations worldwide.
Information about an annual seminar at Columbia University surveying the cutting-edge issues in promoting human rights, with a focus on reporting techniques.
Non profit organization involved in the sphere of international human rights, global security, economic development, economic justice and international justice, business and economic rights, and conflict resolution.
Human Rights Watch's eleventh annual review of human rights practices around the globe covers developments in 70 countries. The report reflects extensive investigative work.
Twelfth annual review of human rights practices and developments in sixty-six countries, covering the period from November 2000 through November 2001.
Thirteenth annual review of human rights practices around the globe. Identifies positive and negative trends within the sphere of human rights in fifty-eight countries, covering the period from November 2001 through November 2002.
Categorised links related to the field of international law and international human rights law. In English and French.
Discusses value of human rights and whether or not governments have the moral right to violate them in defence of human lives.
ESCR-Net brings together diverse groups and activists committed to human rights and social justice in order to share information and strategies, establish stronger links across border and disciplines, develop a collective voice, and facilitate collaborative work among members.
Rebecca Barrington's plea for privacy in the public sector. Eight powerful freedom paintings from the LuLu Eccentrix Art Gallery depicting the loss of freedom.
An open-source technology tool that assists nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) collect information on human rights abuses.
Oversees major programs in protecting human rights and implementing international rights agreements. Includes activities, publications and media centre.
Site seeks to aid decision makers in societies interested in establishing a Truth Commission via analysis of the structure, design choices, and impacts of past Commissions.
Article by Dr. Sam Vaknin describes some examples of the business of torture in various countries.
Works to deter torture and other severe human rights abuses around the world by helping survivors hold their persecutors accountable.
Human rights resources including links to relevant documents.
Supports freedom of religion and belief as defined by international law. The IARF has general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
An independent academic institution based in Lund, Sweden, which promotes human rights. Information about research and education, development cooperation projects and publications.
Review by US political dissident Noam Chomsky of the United States' own appalling record on human rights - not in the distant past, but in the last 50 years and continuing right up to this day.
Provides reports on country conditions, speeches and votes in the UN, and asylum profiles; accountability and reform efforts; partnerships with organizations, governments, and multilateral institutions committed to human rights.
Summary page with links to full document.
Meta search engine for searching multiple human rights sites. Library includes a large collection of international human rights, and links to other human rights and international law sites.
Focus is on democracy, human rights, press freedom, corruption and the rule of law. Daily news on democracy and human rights, links and e-commerce facilities for human rights publications.
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