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Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Collected by: University of Texas at Austin Libraries, Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Archived since: Apr, 2009

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The University of Texas Libraries’ Human Rights Documentation Initiative Collection features fragile websites containing human rights documentation and related content from human rights organizations and advocates across the globe. Browse collection by topic, geographic area, language or do a keyword search at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/hrdi/hr_archive.

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Title: Centro para la Acción Legal en Derechos Humanos / Center for Legal Action on Human Rights

URL: http://caldh.org/

Description: In Spanish and K'iche'. All aspects of human rights promotion, focusing on providing legal aid and documenting the genocide perpetrated against the Mayan population of Guatemala during the 1980s. They are leading the most important collective effort to bring former dictators (one of them currently a senator) to trial before the Interamerican Human Rights Court. The security of their members is seriously compromised--the Guatemalan government and its military forces are not in favor of any kind of investigation into war crimes. Since 2004, year in which CALDH brough the cases against Rios Montt and García before the Interamerican Court, their offices have been subject to raids and their members have been kidnapped and received death threats.

Captured 13 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--genocide civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--children's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--courts and judicial systems--Inter-American Court of Human Rights armed conflict and persecution--discrimination, ethnic and racial

Title: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal

URL: http://nepal.ohchr.org/

Description: In English and some Nepali. OHCHR-Nepal was invited by the Government of Nepal in April 2005 to monitor how people’s human rights were being respected and to advise the Government on how it can promote and protect human rights. Focuses on child rights, gender, social exclusion and transitional justice. Site contains press releases, speeches, newsletters, Nepali characters font for download in Nepali and English, audio and video materials, and maps.

Captured 13 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 65 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--children's rights,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice

Title: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia

URL: http://trcofliberia.org/

Description: In English. Includes photos, videos, mp3s, maps, reports, hearings, press releases, newsletters and news items related to Liberian civil war that occurred from 1979-2003. Users may also upload their own photos and testimonies for the website. The TRC also works with the Liberian diaspora in the U.S. and West Africa.

Captured 29 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse armed conflict and persecution--war crimes,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--memorials and commemoration events

Title: Kenya Human Rights Commission

URL: http://www.khrc.or.ke/

Description: In English. The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) was established in 1992 in response to serious human rights abuses by the government of Kenya against its people. At the current time, the Kenya Human Rights Commission's goal is to adequately root human rights and democratic values in communities. This will not only enable communities to defend but also claim their rights. Website materials document program activities, news and popular education materials.

Captured 20 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--fair trade

Title: Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU)

URL: http://www.researchandadvocacyunit.org/

Description: In English. Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) is a general human rights thinktank in Zimbabwe which publishes reports on human rights (with a heavy focus on women's rights, transitional justice, and political rights) and runs an assistance program for victims of human rights abuse. Site contains reports.

Captured 3 times between Jul 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice ,  civil and political rights--political movements civil and political rights--electoral activity

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