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Human Rights

Collected by: Columbia University Libraries

Archived since: May, 2008


An initiative of CUL's Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, the Human Rights Web Archive is an effort to preserve and ensure access to freely available human rights resources created mainly by non-governmental organizations, national human rights institutions, and individuals.

Subject:   Society & Culture Human rights Non-governmental organizations Human rights workers National human rights institutions Web archives

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Title: Coalition Sénégalaise de la Société civile pour le Jugement équitable de Hissène Habré


Description: Sponsored by RADDHO--Rencontre africaine pour la defense des droits de l'homme and Trust Africa. This site offers documentation by observers at the African Union-sanctioned trial in Dakar, Senegal, of former Chadian president Hissene Habre, charged with crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture. The trial began in July 2015 and is on-going.

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Subject:   War crimes Habré, Hissein,  Crimes against humanity ,  Trials (Crimes against humanity)

Title: International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia


Description: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was established by Security Council resolution 827. This resolution was passed on 25 May 1993 in the face of the serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in the territory of the former Yugoslavia since 1991, and as a response to the threat to international peace and security posed by those serious violations.

Captured 4 times between Mar 22, 2012 and Oct 19, 2012

Videos: 71 Videos Captured

Subject:   Crimes against humanity ,  Transitional justice International criminal courts International law

Title: International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect


Description: International organization based in New York. Focused on preventing genocide and war crimes. Site contains reports.

Captured 11 times between Aug 13, 2010 and Dec 02, 2012

Videos: 431 Videos Captured

Subject:   Genocide War crimes,  Crimes against humanity ,  International cooperation

Title: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda


Description: "Recognizing that serious violations of humanitarian law were committed in Rwanda, and acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Security Council created the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [in] 8 November 1994. The purpose of this measure is to contribute to the process of national reconciliation in Rwanda and to the maintenance of peace in the region." In English, French, and Kinyarwanda. Includes legal documents, press releases, newsletters, reports, and other publications.

Captured 6 times between Jan 20, 2012 and Dec 02, 2012

Videos: 10 Videos Captured

Subject:   Genocide Transitional justice Human rights,  Crimes against humanity ,  Trials

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