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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: Albanian Helsinki Committee

URL: http://ahc.org.al/site/index.php

Description: In English. AHC, initially named the ”Forum for the Protection of Human Rights and fundamental Freedoms”, was founded on 19 December 1990 with the main objective of protecting human rights. Today the site contains materials on a wide-range of issues areas, including emigrants, minorities and police violence, among others.

Captured 14 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--corruption

Title: Association for Human Rights Legal Aid

URL: http://ahrla.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. Reports on human-rights violations and provides legal assistance to victims. Shut down by government in September 2007 on ground of accepting foreign funds without government permission. Site contains news articles and other information related to human rights in Egypt.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture armed conflict and persecution--refugees advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations

Title: Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Romania - the Helsinki Committee

URL: http://apador.org/

Description: In Romanian and English. Formed in 1990, APADOR-CH is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that raises the level of awareness on and respect of human rights and rule of law. Site contains mission, objectives and the team of the association, annual reports, special reports (regarding the visits to prisons and lock-ups, as well as abuses of the police), press releases and publications of APADOR-CH. In addition, there is a special section dedicated to the free access to information of public interest, containing legislation (Law no 544/2001 regarding the free access to the information of public interest; the methodological norms for the application of Law no. 544/2001, adopted through the Governmental Decision no. 123/2002; Law no. 182/2002 on the protection of classified information; Law no. 677/2001 for the protection of persons related both to the processing of personal data and to the free circulation of such data), a practical guide for the use of Law no. 544/2001, studies, as well as summaries of APADOR-CH’s freedom of information court cases.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--right to information laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law

URL: http://bureau.kz/

Description: In English, Russian, and Kazakh. Organization focuses on all aspects of human rights in Kazakhstan. Headquarters of organization burned down in 1999; fire determined to be arson. Director of branch of organization died under suspicious circumstances in 2000. Kazakhstani government has history of harrassing and suppressing human right NGOs. Site contains news articles and information on organization's activities.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--women's rights,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform

Title: CLEEN FOUNDATION...Justice Sector Reform

URL: http://cleen.org/

Description: In English. The CLEEN Foundation (formerly known as the Centre for Law Enforcement Education) monitors the police forces in Nigeria, protests human rights violations, and promotes public safety. CLEEN publishes reports on crime and police activity. Site contains reports and news.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--incarceration

Title: Movimento Nacional de Víctimas de Crímenes de Estado / Movement of Victims of State Crimes

URL: http://movimientodevictimas.org/

Description: In Spanish. Umbrella organization for ONGs and people who have been victims of or fight against state terrorism in Colombia. Denounces, promotes education, advocacy. MOVICE director, Ivan Cepeda Castro, has had to live in exhile twice due to death threats associated with his work denouncing state terrorism in Colombia. Criminal charges for libel and diffamation have also been made against him for his work exposing the links between governemnt officials and paramilitary forces. Site contains videos, photos, documents, and newsletters.

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

Videos: 13 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity civil and political rights--freedom of assembly advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing

Title: Red National de organismos Civiles de Derechos Humanos

URL: http://redtdt.org.mx/

Description: In Spanish. Website serves as a collaborative meeting space for human rights organizations across Mexico.

Captured 11 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 18 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--internet advocacy

Title: Honduras Resiste y Vence

URL: http://resistenciamorazan.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. This blog site was created by a group of lawyers in response to the Honduran coup of July 2009. The creators compose object to the illegality of the coup and the police's repression of all protest since its beginning. The site contains a wide range of materials related to human rights, including reports, analysis, recorded testimonies, protest videos and alternative propaganda.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--habeas corpus

Title: Sudan Human Rights Organization

URL: http://shro-cairo.org

Description: In English. SHRO-Cairo disseminates human rights and democracy information that aims to insure the recognition, realization, and enjoyment of human rights norms and principles as enshrined in regional and international human rights instruments and covenants as an integral part of the Constitution, State, and Civil Society of Sudan. Site contains press releases, news articles, newsletters, reports, and action alerts.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--genocide,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--mass killings civil and political rights--gender discrimination

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://we-change.org/

Description: In Farsi, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. Contains articles and reports on frequent government blocking of organization's web content as well as that of other women's rights organizations in Iran. New URL for http://www.change4equality.info/.

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

Videos: 67 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://www.change4equality.info/

Description: In Farsi, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. Contains articles and reports on frequent government blocking of organization's web content as well as that of other women's rights organizations in Iran. Deactivated; new URL for organization at http://we-change.org/.

Captured  on Apr 29, 2009

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct

Title: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

URL: http://www.tchrd.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1996, organization first Tibetan non-governmental human rights organization to be established in exile in India. It aims to promote and protect human rights of the Tibetan people in Tibet. Contains reports, news articles, and newsletter.

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

Videos: 6 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--hunger strikes

Title: Tlachinollan Human Rights Center

URL: http://www.tlachinollan.org/

Description: In English and Spanish. Website of the Tlachinollan Human Rights Center which is concerned with promoting and defending human rights for the peoples in Guerrero, Mexico. There is a strong agricultural focus.

Captured 16 times between Jul 30, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture

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