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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: Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional

URL: http://archivohistoricopn.org/

Description: In Spanish. The Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (AHPN) is a Guatemalan repository that houses, preserves, processes, and disseminates the records of Guatemala’s National Police. The National Police collaborated with the state during Guatemala's 36-year armed internal conflict which, between 1960 and 1996, claimed 200,000 lives and displaced over one million people. The AHPN has formed a collaboration with University of Texas at Austin to make its records available online (https://ahpn.lib.utexas.edu/about_ahpn). The site contains organizational information, publications about the AHPN's materials, legislation concerning the AHPN, links for requesting information, digital photographs, and other links.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--cultural repositories armed conflict and persecution--genocide armed conflict and persecution--disappearances,  armed conflict and persecution--displacement ,  armed conflict and persecution--war crimes laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--truth commissions

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: Karen Human Rights Group

URL: http://khrg.org/

Description: In English. KHRG documents the human rights situation in rural Burma by working directly with rural villagers who are suffering abuses such as forced labour, systematic destruction of villages and crops, forced relocation, extortion, looting, arbitrary detention, torture, sexual assault and summary executions. The vast majority of these abuses are committed by soldiers and officials of the State Peace \& Development Council (SPDC), Burma's ruling military junta. KHRG trains and equips local people to document villagers' stories and gather evidence of human rights abuses; disseminate this information worldwide; and work directly with local villagers in enhancing their strategies to resist human rights abuses. Site contains news, reports, and photographs.

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

Videos: 112 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons,  armed conflict and persecution--displacement ,  armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--right to adequate food armed conflict and persecution--militarization economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--forced labor

Title: Réseau National des Droits Humains / National Human Rights Defense Network / Rezo Nasyonal pou Defann Dwa Mounn

URL: http://rnddh.org/

Description: In French, English, Creole. Non-profit, non-governmental organization that formed in 1982 under the name National Coalition for Refugees. Focuses on stopping U.S. deportation of Haitian refugees, refugees and displaced persons in Haitian provinces, human rights violations during the dictatorship, and democracy. Contains news articles and PDF versions of newsletters.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform,  armed conflict and persecution--displacement ,  civil and political rights--right to information

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: 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: Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento / Consultants for Human Rights and Displacement

URL: http://www.codhes.org/

Description: In Spanish. Formed in 1992, CODHES is a non-governmental organization that promotes human rights in Colombia, with a special emphasis in assisting those who have been violently displaced by the internal conflict and state violence. Contains bulletins, statistics, reports, list of publications, calendar of events, and links to other resources.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--disappearances civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights,  armed conflict and persecution--displacement

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: GMWQ

URL: http://www.gmwq.org

Description: In Chinese. Organization does work and legal consulting around citizens' rights. Contains a forum, legal information, and other resources.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--displacement ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

URL: http://www.internal-displacement.org/

Description: In English. IDMC, established in 1998 by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and based in Geneva, Switzerland, is the leading international body monitoring conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. Activities include running an online database providing comprehensive information and analysis on internal displacement in some 50 countries. Based on its monitoring and data collection activities, the Centre advocates for durable solutions to the plight of the internally displaced in line with international standards. The IDMC also carries out training activities to enhance the capacity of local actors to respond to the needs of internally displaced people (IDPs). In its work, the Centre cooperates with and provides support to local and national civil society initiatives. Site contains downloadable country profiles, workshop reports, training materials in English, French and Spanish, background information, photographs, maps and press releases.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons,  armed conflict and persecution--displacement ,  civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights

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: International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI)

URL: http://www.refugee-rights.org/

Description: In English. International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) promotes human rights for vulnerable refugee populations in situations of conflict and displacement, focusing on Africa. IRRI oversees a network of local NGOs, publishes reports on refugee rights, and helped found the Darfur Consortium (http://www.darfurconsortium.org/), which organizes African NGO and civil society response in Sudan. Site contains publications, lists of local organizations, and other information about IRRI.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons,  armed conflict and persecution--displacement ,  armed conflict and persecution--refugees

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