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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: Albanians in Macedonia Crisis Center

URL: http://alb-net.com/amcc/

Description: In English. Contains news, articles, mailing list and archives, background information, links to other resources on human rights violations of Albanians as well as their struggle for equality in Macedonia.

Captured 12 times between Jan 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--institutional racism,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

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: Dvizhenie za Prava I Sbobodi / Movement for Rights and Freedom

URL: http://dps.bg/

Description: In Bulgarian, English and Turkish. Founded in 1990, the MRF, a Bulgarian political party, formed to represent the interests of the Turkish ethnic minority, but has since broadened its goals and platform to embrace all issues of civil rights in Bulgaria, aiming "to contribute to the unity of the Bulgarian people and to the full and unequivocal compliance with the rights and freedoms of mankind and of all religious and cultural communities in Bulgaria". Site contains news, policy information, documents, organizational structure and information on the 2007 election.

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

Videos: 12 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--political parties and movements,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Forced Migration Online: A World of Information on Human Displacement

URL: http://forcedmigration.org/

Description: In English. Research portal for electronic resources on forced migration. Includes list of journals, podcasts, videos, organizations, photographs, working papers, and events.

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

Videos: 73 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of religion armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons civil and political rights--women's rights armed conflict and persecution--displacement economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--labor rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Australia's Campaign for Burma

URL: http://freeburma.org.au

Description: In English. Site based in Australia that publicizes Burma solidarity events in Australia. Users may submit events, photographs and videos. Contains a 'protest kit' which allows users to download images for posters, t-shirts, and flyers.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: H.I.J.O.S. Guatemala: Hijos e Hijas por la Identidad y la Justicia contra el Olvido y el Silencio / H.I.J.O.S. Guatemala: Sons and Daughters for Identity and Justice Against Silence and Forgetting

URL: http://hijosguatemala.8m.com/

Description: In Spanish. Contains art gallery related to the disappeared as well as a photo gallery of some of the disappeared. This organization is run as a collective and subsists solely on donations. It focuses on promoting human rights, justice and activities that denounce state violence in Guatemala. They are specially focused on activities with the youth. members of HIJOS are continuously subject to threats that they should cease their educational and legal activities denouncing state violence (especially the involvement of the military in Human Rights Violations). In June 2008, according to Protectionline - Observatorio para la Proteccion de los Defensores de DDHH, organization members received death threats. Threats come from unidentified persons who are believed to be linked with the military.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial armed conflict and persecution--genocide armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Comite Helsinki pentru Drepturile Omului / Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in the Republic of Moldova

URL: http://humanrights.md/

Description: In English, Moldovan, and Russian. Contains information on all aspects of human rights in Moldova. Government continues to allow and in some cases condone discrimination based on ethnicity, gender, and religion; in some regions NGOs are routinely threatened and harassed. Contains reports, news, and information on organization's programs.

Captured 13 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Kosovo: the land of the living past

URL: http://kosovo.net/

Description: In English. Contains information on Orthodox Christians, a minority Christian group, in Muslim Kosovo.

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

Videos: 12 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of religion laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings armed conflict and persecution--war crimes armed conflict and persecution--terrorism,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Ligue des Droits de la Personne dans la Région des Grands Lacs / League for the Defense of Human Rights of the Great Lakes

URL: http://ldgl.org/

Description: In French and some English. Human rights umbrella group, with members from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda. Contains reports, documents, bulletins, and presentations related to human rights in the region.

Captured 13 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--good governance,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq

URL: http://ncciraq.org/

Description: In English, French and Arabic. Contains information divided by subject. Network of 80 international NGOs and 200 Iraqi NGOs. Unable to list Iraqi NGOs for security reasons.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, religious,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Nepal Dalit Info: An Information Network for Nepal Dalit Information Resources

URL: http://nepaldalitinfo.net/

Description: In English. In 2003, Dr. DP Rasali, Mr. Hira Vishwakarma and Dr. MB Bishwakarma formed information network to connect Dalits, a traditionally discriminated group, from Nepal.

Captured 14 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community development organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education civil and political rights--right to information,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Omo "Iliniden" - Pirin: Member of the European Free Alliance - EFA

URL: http://omoilindenpirin.org/

Description: In English, Bulgarian, and Macedonian. OMO "Ilinden" - PIRIN is a democratic party in the Republic of Bulgaria, that protects the rights of the minorities and strives for the decentralization of the country. It is the only political party that fights for the rights of the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian government refuses to acknowledge the existence of the large Macedonian minority in Pirin Macedonia and continues to violate its basic human rights. Members and supporters of OMO "Ilinden" - PIRIN (political party and human rights organization) and OMO Ilinden (human and minority rights organization) have been videotaped, harassed, beaten, fined, and even imprisoned simply for asserting their ethnic Macedonian identity.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--political parties and movements civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of assembly,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Regional Public Movement: Chechen Committee for National Salvation

URL: http://savechechny.narod.ru/

Description: In Russian and English. Content on unlawful detainment and torture; rights of soldiers; general human rights as pertains to Russia/Chechnya territorial dispute.

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

Videos: 8 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--political parties and movements armed conflict and persecution--refugees advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy armed conflict and persecution--displacement,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna)

URL: http://uthr.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1988 with the aim to challenge the human rights violations experienced by the Tamil community and hold perpetrators accountable as well as create and humanize a social and political space for the community. Activities came to a standstill when a key founding member was assassinated in 1989. Contains briefings, statements, reports, and publications.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--militarization laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, national

Title: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights / Comission Africaine des L'Homme et des Peuples

URL: http://www.achpr.org/

Description: In English and French. Organization in based in Gambia charged with ensuring the promotion and protection of human and peoples' rights throughout the African continent. Contains downloadable documents (reports, bulletins, resolutions)

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--public policy organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--labor rights,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma

URL: http://www.altsean.org/

Description: In English. ALTSEAN-Burma (Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma) is a network of organizations and individuals based in ASEAN member states working to support the movement for human rights and democracy in Burma. The network is comprised of human rights & social justice NGOs, political parties, think tanks, academics, journalists and student activists. Site contains reports, publications, press releases, news updates, research guides by topics, photos, maps, and videos.

Captured 18 times between Jul 30, 2010 and Oct 19, 2012

Videos: 15 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--children's rights,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

URL: http://www.bghelsinki.org/bg/

Description: In Bulgarian and English. Formed in 1992, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee is a non-governmental organization that aims to promote respect for the human rights of every individual, to stimulate legislative reform to bring Bulgarian legislation in line with international human rights standards, to trigger public debate on human rights issues, to carry out advocacy for the protection of human rights, and to popularise and make widely available human rights instruments. Contains news archive, downloads of newsletters, position papers (Bulgarian only), list of publications, legislative documents and human rights resources.

Captured 19 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 68 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--freedom of religion laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform armed conflict and persecution--displacement economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--mental disability,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Chronicles of Turkmenistan

URL: http://www.chrono-tm.org/

Description: In Turkmen, Russian, English. The Helsinki Group of Turkmenistan was founded in July 2002 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The group was forced to operate underground but nevertheless its members were systematically persecuted and repressed by the Turkmen authorities, and finally were forced to go into exile. The Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR), the successor organization, was established as an independent public organization and registered in November 2004 in Vienna, Austria. The site contains materials on specific subject areas such as freedom of speech and assembly and the rights of ethnic minorities. In addition, articles, news and general reports on human rights are available.

Captured 21 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--freedom of assembly,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Free Burma Rangers

URL: http://www.freeburmarangers.org/

Description: In English and Thai. Formed in 1997, the FBR aims to bring help, hope and love to people of all faiths and ethnicities in the war zones of Burma, to shine a light on the actions of the dictators' army, to stand with the oppressed, and to support leaders and organizations committed to liberty, justice and service. They conduct relief, advocacy, leadership development and unity missions among the people of Burma. FBR coordinates their activities with all relevant organizations and conducts missions in areas where their presence is requested. They operate with the pro-democracy authorities in their operational areas. The teams trained and resourced, belong to the relevant pro-democracy organizations and areas in which the teams serve. Site contains informational materials for download, a memorial site for deceased FBR members, team leader reports and other documents for download, maps, and photographs.

Captured 24 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--refugees armed conflict and persecution--displacement advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations civil and political rights--democratization armed conflict and persecution--militarization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Minority Rights Group International

URL: http://www.minorityrights.org/

Description: In English. MRG is a non-governmental organization that works with 130 partners in over 60 countries to ensure that disadvantaged minorities and indigenous people can make their voices heard. Through training and education, legal cases, publications and the media, we support minority and indigenous people as they strive to maintain their rights to the land they live on, the languages they speak, to equal opportunities in education and employment, and to full participation in public life. MRG has offices in the United Kingdom, Hungary, and Uganda. Site contains news, information on campaigns, background information, directory of marginalized groups, and documents for download.

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

Videos: 94 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--discrimination, political armed conflict and persecution--genocide economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--physical disability,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Public Movement "Multinational Georgia"

URL: http://www.pmmg.org.ge/

Description: In English, Russian, Georgian. Formed in 1999, PMMG is an umbrella organization which provides resource support and cooperates with the representatives of the more then 18 diaspora and 56 grass-root NGOs working in the field protection of rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic groups residing in Georgia. Contains reports for downloads, information on regional branches and activities, and a forum.

Captured 9 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--freedom of religion armed conflict and persecution--conflict resolution,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Miraya 101 FM

URL: http://www.radiomiraya.org/

Description: In English and Arabic. Radio station in Juba, southern Sudan, sponsored by Fondation Horondelle, UN Mission in Sudan and a number of government agencies in Europe and Canada. News archives back to January 2007, in PDF and html. Human rights and development news, Darfur news. The streaming audio is only archived for one week. Although an agreement was signed permitting UNMIS to operate a radio station, the Khartoum government has continually resisted the mission's efforts to access the country's airwaves.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--weapons--landmines and unexploded ordnance economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--street children,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Youth Initiative for Human Rights

URL: http://yihr.org/

Description: In English, Serbo-Croatian and Albanian. Formed in 2003, YIHR aims to provide protection for the victims of violations of human rights, establish new connections between the post-war generations and enhance the participation of youth in the processes of transitional justice by promoting the truth about the wars in the former Yugoslavia. Site contains reports and newsletters for download, news, press releases, information on programs, and individual pages for YIHR offices.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--discrimination, political advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--truth commissions,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

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