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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: 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: Aswat Palestinian Gay Women

URL: http://aswatgroup.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. The mission of the ASWAT initiative is to serve as a Palestinian gay women’s group where we may express ourselves, discuss gender and sexuality, define our feminism, and address the conflict experienced by us between our national and gendered identities. In addition, we strive to generate social change in order to meet the needs of one of the most silenced and oppressed communities in Israel. We work to reach out to Palestinian and Jewish communities in Israel, and also to collaborate with other like minded institutes, groups and individuals in order to combat the multilayered discrimination we face and to promote women rights. ASWAT's projects center on three themes: empowerment and awareness, advocacy and outreach, and information. Materials on the site include information about organization activities and projects, and a multimedia gallery.

Captured 17 times between Oct 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--hate crimes civil and political rights--women's rights,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: The Burma Campaign UK: Campaigning for Human Rights and Democracy in Burma

URL: http://burmacampaign.org.uk/

Description: in English. The Burma Campaign UK works for human rights, democracy and development in Burma. We work for the freedom of all the peoples of Burma regardless of race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender or age. Contains news archive, video gallery, newsletters and reports for download, and events listing.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--political parties and movements,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--democratization economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--corporate social responsibility

Title: Burma Issues: Information for Action, Campaign for Peace, Grassroots Education and Organizing

URL: http://burmaissues.org/

Description: In English, Thai, and Karen. Burma Issues is a project of the Peace Way Foundation, founded in 1990 and acts as a private, a non-profit organisation devoted to a peaceful resolution to Burma's struggle for human rights and democratic rule. Contains videos, reports (PDF), photographs, newsletters (PDF), documentation centre database, and information about the project.

Captured 12 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--democratization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation

Title: Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights

URL: http://byshr.org/

Description: In English. Blog contains news articles and videos related to human rights issues in Bahrain.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--women's rights,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking

Title: The BALKAN Human Rights Web Pages

URL: http://cm.greekhelsinki.gr/

Description: In English. Site contains news articles dating from 2005 to 2009. All relate to human rights issues in Greece. In addition, the site links to other BALKAN Human Rights pages.

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

Videos: 1 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--hate crimes civil and political rights--freedom of religion,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, religious laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings

Title: Human Rights First Society: Human Rights Monitoring and Advocacy in Saudi Arabia

URL: http://hrfssaudiarabia.org/

Description: In English. Contains news articles from 2006 to the present, press coverage, opportunities for action, and links to outside resources on gender and religious-based human rights violations in Saudi Arabia. Human Rights First Society is a non-profit organization with an an office in Saudi Arabia and the United States.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--freedom of religion civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  civil and political rights--freedom of speech advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

Title: International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

URL: http://iglhrc.wordpress.com/

Description: In English. The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. The blog site contains articles and commentary of events and news related to gay rights issues around the world.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation armed conflict and persecution--hate crimes,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--internet advocacy civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Iraqi LGBT

URL: http://iraqilgbt.org.uk/

Description: In English and Arabic. First LGBT organization in Iraq (now based in the UK) founded by Ali Hili in 2005 who was the first to call attention to the systematic killing of LGBT people in his country. Site features news stories and organization's financial records.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--hate crimes,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Iraqi LGBT :: Human Rights and LGBT Issues

URL: http://iraqilgbt.org.uk/

Description: In English. Iraqi LGBT is a human rights organization established in September 2005 in response to the rise in violence against the Iraqi LGBT community that followed the U.S. invasion. The organization runs safe houses in Iraq, rescues persecuted individuals, raises awareness about issues, and advocates for sanctuary. Site contains news, links, calls for action, and photos and audio related to LGBT hate crimes in Iraq.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--hate crimes,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--asylum

Title: Quotha

URL: http://quotha.net/

Description: In English. Quotha is a blog where Adrienne Pine, an American anthropologist, publishes coverage and analysis of civil and political rights issues in Latin America, including violations by extractive industry projects and big business. The current focus of the blog is the Honduran coup of June 2009. The site contains her field notes from Honduras, as well as wide-ranging analysis and news coverage of the post-coup period.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups

Title: Radio Liberada

URL: http://radioeslodemenos.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. Contains news stories, press releases, photos, videos related to the Honduran resistance movement after the 2009 coup d'etat that removed democratically elected president, Manuel Zelaya, from power.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups

Title: Radio Okapi

URL: http://radiookapi.net/

Description: In French. Radio Okapi's local language radio programs disseminate information about humanitarian assistance, the peace process, and demobilization and reintegration. A Radio Okapi journalist was murdered in June 2007.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  armed conflict and persecution--demobilization armed conflict and persecution--peacebuilding

Title: Comité Cubano Pro Derechos Humanos / Cuban Committee for Human Rights

URL: http://sigloxxi.org/

Description: In Spanish and English. Contains news and articles on human rights abuses, death penalty, and political prisoners.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners civil and political rights--discrimination, political laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners

Title: Tunezine

URL: http://tunezine.com

Description: In French and Arabic. The Association monitors the violations of human rights in Tunisia works to defend the rights of the political detainees, and publishes news regarding the violations that nationals of neighboring Arab countries face. Closed in 2006.

Captured 2 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 29, 2009

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of the press

Title: The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information: Expanding Human Rights Information and Values in the Middle East and North Africa

URL: http://www.anhri.net/

Description: In Arabic and some English. Central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic on eighteen countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa - Jordan, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Sudan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, Libya, Oman, Algeria, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Tunisia and Kuwait. Seeks to expand coverage circle to include Mauritania, Somalia and Iran. Based in Cairo, Egypt. Contains press releases, articles, and news items.

Captured 20 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 19, 2012

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--freedom of the press advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--internet advocacy

Title: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)

URL: http://www.askbd.org/ask/

Description: In English. Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) is a legal aid and human rights NGO in Bangladesh. They focus on human rights monitoring, advocacy (via legal, media, and international channels), legal aid, education, and other programs. They publish a quarterly report on human rights in Bangladesh, and the site also contains other publications.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage

Title: Bekhsoos

URL: http://www.bekhsoos.com

Description: In English and some Arabic. Bekhsoos is a queer Arab magazine published weekly by queer and trans folks at Meem. The site covers topics related to (homo)sexuality in the Arab world. Our objective is to fill the gap of lesbian- and transgender-produced writing in the Arab world through articles, reports, investigations, personal stories, opinion pieces, and creative writing. The materials are all written, and they reflect the goals expressed above.

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

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy civil and political rights--women's rights,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Asian Human Rights Commission

URL: http://www.humanrights.asia/

Description: In English. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) was founded in 1986 by a prominent group of jurists and human rights activists in Asia. The AHRC is an independent, non-governmental body, which seeks to promote greater awareness and realisation of human rights in the Asian region, and to mobilise Asian and international public opinion to obtain relief and redress for the victims of human rights violations. AHRC promotes civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights. The website includes news coverage of human rights violations and documents related to campaigns against extrajudicial killings and disappearances, children's rights, torture, among others.

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

Videos: 27 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--torture,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  armed conflict and persecution--extrajudicial executions armed conflict and persecution--mass killings civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--right to adequate food

Title: INSEC Online/Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC)

URL: http://www.inseconline.org/

Description: In English and Nepali. INSEC Online is a human rights news portal in Nepal run by the largest human rights NGO in Nepal, the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC). INSEC has reporters throughout Nepal who populate the site with news stories, reports, and pieces about overall trends.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation

Title: Tibet Info Net

URL: http://www.tibetinfonet.net/

Description: In Chinese, German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and Tibetan. Tibet Info Net is a portal for original news stories and other original content about Tibet, including information on protests and human rights violations. Contains updates, images, and background information.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights civil and political rights

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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