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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 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: Arab Human Rights Index

URL: http://arabhumanrights.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. The Arab Human Rights Index site, sponsored by United Nations Development Programme on Governance in the Arab Region (UNDP-POGAR), is a repository for the entire set of United Nations documents pertaining to human rights and the responses, including reservations, by the Arab member states to the committees that monitor the core international human rights treaties.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--United Nations civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--labor rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law civil and political rights--discrimination, socioeconomic

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: Damascus Center for Theoretical and Civil Rights Studies

URL: http://dctcrs.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. DCTCRS is a Sweden-based non-profit, non-governmental organization that aims to defend and promote civil liberties as well as human, economic, social and cultural rights around the world with focus on Syria. Organization conducts research, polling, and field studies, and organizes large conferences for free exchange of ideas.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--freedom of speech laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law armed conflict and persecution--war crimes advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--conferences, meetings, and workshops

Title: Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies

URL: http://eicds.org/

Description: In English and Arabic. Contains project information, press releases, PDFs of publications, and a database of its library related to democracy and civil rights in Egypt and the Middle East. The Center is a non-governmental organization and its main objectives are the advancement of applied social sciences with special emphasis on Egypt and the Arab World. It is committed to the promotion of responsible dialogue, democracy, peace and development for all peoples in the region. The Egyptian government closed the center in 2000. Its founder, Saad Eddine Ibrahim, and 27 other members of staff were tried and imprisoned on trumped-up charges in 2002. The center re-opened in 2003 but founder remains abroad for fear of imprisonment upon return to Egypt.

Captured 9 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Apr 30, 2011

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, political civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--democratization

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: Frontiers Ruwad

URL: http://www.frontiersruwad.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. Frontiers (Ruwad) is a non-profit non-governmental organization based in Lebanon and founded in 2004. Frontiers aims at enhancing and consolidating the human rights culture embodied in the International Bill of Rights and in the Lebanese Constitution on both the individual and collective levels; safeguarding and defending fundamental rights and public freedom of individuals and groups without discrimination; and seeking to be a center for building capacities in order to achieve sustainable human development. Materials are primarily publications and newsletters. This is the less active current URL of Frontiers; the more active URL (http://frontiersruwad.wordpress.com/) and the inactive URL (http://www.frontiersassociation.org/) are also included in this archive.

Captured 2 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Jul 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--asylum

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: 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

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