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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: 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: 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: Comisión de Derechos Humanos de El Salvador / Human Rights Commission of El Salvador

URL: http://cdhes.org.sv/

Description: In Spanish. Non-governmental organization that conducts human rights advocacy and education. Focuses on issues of health, poverty, education, justice and migration. Contains documents, news items, and information on how to report human rights violations.

Captured 12 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--archives, libraries, and museums economic, social, and cultural rights

Title: Proyecto Desaparecidos

URL: http://desaparecidos.org/main.html

Description: In Spanish and English. The Desaparecidos Project is an initiative of a variety of human rights scholars and activists who hope to combat forced disappearances and the impunity that often enables them to continue occurring. The website includes current news on government repression of dissent, memorials to disappeared people, testimony of survivors and resources for attorneys.

Captured 12 times between Oct 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 28 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability

Title: Blog del Instituto de los Derechos Humanos de la UCA / Central American University "José Simeon Cañas" Institute for Human Rights Blog

URL: http://idhuca.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. Blog contains news updates on human rights issues in El Salvador.

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

Videos: 6 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability

Title: NISGUA: Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala

URL: http://nisgua.org/

Description: In English. NISGUA is a U.S. based non-governmental organization that links people in the U.S. with the Guatemalan people and their grassroots struggles for justice, human rights, environmental protection, and dignity. The website includes coverage of news pertaining to Guatemala and Central America more generally, and information regarding campaigns on trade and development, impunity, land rights and militarization.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--mining

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: Women's Initiatives For Gender Justice

URL: http://www.iccwomen.org/

Description: In English. Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice is based in the Hague, the Netherlands (the seat of the International Criminal Court), and works globally to ensure justice for women, to advocate for the inclusion of gender based crimes in the investigations and prosecutions of the ICC and to promote the rights of women victims/survivors of armed conflict throughout the ICC justice process, including through their Trust Fund for Victims. The site is comprised of news updates on trials and crimes, reports and publications (including the Annual Gender Report Card), and other resources for activists and educators advocating for women's justice.

Captured 5 times between Oct 30, 2011 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 14 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law armed conflict and persecution--war crimes laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial systems, International Criminal Court (ICC)

Title: IHRDA | Defend. Educate. Inform.

URL: http://www.ihrda.org/

Description: In English and French. The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa's (IHRDA) mission is to improve the human rights protection mechanisms of the African Union. To this end, IHRDA trains NGO leaders, offers pro-bono legal counsel to NGOs, writes publications on human rights in Africa, and advocates for legal reform. The site contains information on cases, legal mechanisms, and other resources.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial proceedings

Title: IACHR Home

URL: http://www.oas.org/es/cidh/

Description: In English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos/Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is an organ of the Organization of American States that works with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to investigate and try human rights cases. Site contains publications and links.

Captured  on Jan 31, 2012

Videos: 47 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial systems--Inter-American Court of Human Rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law

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