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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.

Subject:   Society & Culture Politics & Elections Blogs & Social Media

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Title: Border Stories: a mosaic documentary

URL: http://borderstories.org/

Description: In English. Contains video documentaries on border life, border culture and border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico.

Captured 16 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--video advocacy laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--immigration policies and procedures,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights ,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--undocumented immigrant rights economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Coalición de Derechos Humanos / Human Rights Coalition

URL: http://derechoshumanosaz.net/

Description: In English and Spanish. Coalición de Derechos Humanos is a grassroots organization which promotes respect for human/civil rights and fights the militarization of the Southern Border region, discrimination, and human rights abuses by federal, state, and local law enforcement officials affecting U.S. and non-U.S. citizens alike. Contains information on organization's projects, press releases and educational materials for download, news and events listing, and videos.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--immigration policies and procedures civil and political rights--borders civil and political rights--racial profiling,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights

Title: National Coalition for Haitian Rights: Haiti Insight Online

URL: http://nchr.org

Description: In English. Formed in 1992, the Coalition's mission is to champion the rights of Haitians in the United States and Haiti. Organization survives on donations and volunteers; there are local offices in Haiti and only two staff members in US. Site contains publications for download, press, news archive of articles relating to immigration, refugees, human rights, and civil rights.

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights

Title: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

URL: http://www.internal-displacement.org/

Description: In English. IDMC, established in 1998 by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and based in Geneva, Switzerland, is the leading international body monitoring conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. Activities include running an online database providing comprehensive information and analysis on internal displacement in some 50 countries. Based on its monitoring and data collection activities, the Centre advocates for durable solutions to the plight of the internally displaced in line with international standards. The IDMC also carries out training activities to enhance the capacity of local actors to respond to the needs of internally displaced people (IDPs). In its work, the Centre cooperates with and provides support to local and national civil society initiatives. Site contains downloadable country profiles, workshop reports, training materials in English, French and Spanish, background information, photographs, maps and press releases.

Captured 15 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--displacement,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights

Title: Palestinian Human Rights Organization (PHRO)

URL: http://www.palhumanrights.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. Palestinian Human Rights Organization (PHRO) is a refugee rights NGO focused on the rights of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. PHRO monitors refugee camps, advocates for refugee rights, provides legal aid for refugees, and creates reports and other educational materials about the situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Site contains news, press releases, and reports.

Captured 4 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--displacement,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights ,  armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--women's rights

Title: The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE)

URL: http://www.sexworkeurope.org/

Description: In English. The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE) was established in the Netherlands in 2004 to create a European network of sex workers and allies. The ICRSE organized a conference in 2005, supports member organizations and individuals to collaborate in promoting positive images of sex workers, supports national campaigns to oppose policy proposals that undermine the rights of sex workers, and fights against human rights abuses that result from anti-trafficking and anti-immigration policies. The site contains information on campaigns and membership, news about sex work from around the world, publications, a gallery of photographs, and videos.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--immigration procedures,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking

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