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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: 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: Association africaine de Défense des droits de l’Homme :: ASADHO

URL: http://asadho-rdc.net/

Description: In French. Association africaine de Défense des droits de l’Homme (ASADHO) is a human rights NGO in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that formed in 1991 to protest the abuses of Mobutu Sese Seko. Seko seized power in 1965, formed an authoritarian regime, instated the Popular Movement of the Revolution (MPR) as the only legal political party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and ruled as president from 1965 to 1997. ASADHO monitors human rights, calls attention to abuses, does training, provides legal assistance, and has local chapters that organize around human rights issues. The Katanga chapter of ASADHO was instrumental in the Anvil Mining case of state murder. Contains reports, press releases, and news. Other URL in this group, http://blog.asadho.org/, is the blog of ASADHO.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--mining economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--extractive technologies armed conflict and persecution armed conflict and persecution--crimes againts humanity

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: Banat Akhir Zaman

URL: http://banatakhirzaman.org/

Description: In English and some Arabic. Banat Akhir Zaman is a grassroots movement that seeks to achieve gender equality in Lebanon by empowering women on the personal, social, political and economic levels. Current organization initiatives include legal reform and research. The website includes general materials on both of these initiatives.

Captured 10 times between Oct 29, 2009 and Jan 31, 2012

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--abortion

Title: BAOBAB for Women's Human's Rights

URL: http://baobabwomen.org/

Description: In English. BAOBAB For Women's Human Rights is a non-profit, non-governmental women's human rights organization, which focuses on women's legal rights issues under the three (3) systems of law - customary, statutory and religious laws in Nigeria. The organization evolved from an ad hoc group of activists, social scientists, lawyers, and specialists in Muslim laws and Arabic who were responsible for executing the Women and Laws Nigeria project, under the auspices of the International Solidarity Network of Women Living Under Muslim Laws from 1993 to 1996. BAOBAB operates from a national office in Lagos and with outreach teams in 14 states across Nigeria. These are: Adamawa, Borno, Edo, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Taraba and Zamfara. Site contains downloads of publications and news and events archives.

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

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse

Title: ASADHO - RDC

URL: http://blog.asadho.org/

Description: In French. Association africaine de Défense des droits de l’Homme (ASADHO) is a human rights NGO in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that formed in 1991 to protest the abuses of Mobutu Sese Seko. Seko seized power in 1965, formed an authoritarian regime, instated the Popular Movement of the Revolution (MPR) as the only legal political party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and ruled as president from 1965 to 1997. ASADHO monitors human rights, calls attention to abuses, does training, provides legal assistance, and has local chapters that organize around human rights issues. The Katanga chapter of ASADHO was instrumental in the Anvil Mining case of state murder. Contains reports, press releases, and news. Other URL in this group, http://asadho-rdc.net/, is the main website of ASADHO.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--mining economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--extractive technologies armed conflict and persecution armed conflict and persecution--crimes againts humanity

Title: Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law

URL: http://bureau.kz/

Description: In English, Russian, and Kazakh. Organization focuses on all aspects of human rights in Kazakhstan. Headquarters of organization burned down in 1999; fire determined to be arson. Director of branch of organization died under suspicious circumstances in 2000. Kazakhstani government has history of harrassing and suppressing human right NGOs. Site contains news articles and information on organization's activities.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation armed conflict and persecution--torture,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform

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: La Franja Feminista / The Feminist Line

URL: http://franjacentroamerica.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. This blog contains news articles, videos, and photos primarily related to the 2009 Honduran coup. Secondary subject areas are Central America and Latin America at large.

Captured 10 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups

Title: Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya

URL: http://galck.org/

Description: In English. Contains reports and articles on AIDS and LGBTI activism in Africa. The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya is registered as a trust (“Kenya Gay and Lesbian Trust”) and was established in May 2006 following the convening of regional LGBTI activists by a local women’s rights organisation. GALCK acts as an umbrella organisation and currently consists of five member organizations; “Minority Women in Action”, “Ishtar MSM”, “TOMIK” “Gay Kenya” and "Transgender Education and Advocacy - TEA".There are other four organizations mainly out of Nairobi whose membership is under consideration. The website includes news materials, a library of Kenyan legislation, and materials related to advocacy and events in support of gay Kenyans.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  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 Balkan Human Rights Web Pages

URL: http://greekhelsinki.gr/

Description: In English and Greek. This website provides a platform for a variety of regional human rights organizations. It provides materials on news and issue areas across the region, but divided into country areas.

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

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--children's rights

Title: Haiti Solidarity

URL: http://haitisolidarity.net/

Description: In English. Haiti Action Committee formed in 1991 by a group of California Bay Area activists in solidarity with the Haitian struggle for democracy. Contains PDF versions of Haiti Action Committee publications, background information on political history in Haiti, action alerts, opportunities for involvement, press coverage, and links to other resources.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--sustainable development,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--poverty laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners

Title: Cesky Helsinky Vybor | Czech Helsinki Committee

URL: http://helcom.cz/

Description: In English and Czech. The Czech Helsinki Committee is a non-governmental non-profit organization for human rights. The website includes materials related to various project areas, such as prisons, racism, xenophobia, women, seniors, and police. The site also links to news articles and to a human rights library of background documents for the human rights movement.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial,  civil and political rights--women's rights

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: Isis Internacional

URL: http://isis.cl/

Description: In Spanish. In 1974, Isis was founded in Chile with the aim to document women's struggles worldwide. Programs focus on violence against women, health, documentation and information resources on the topic of women and gender. Contains documents, newsletters, catalog of publications.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence

Title: La Strada Moldova

URL: http://lastrada.md/

Description: In Moldovan and some English. Focuses on women's rights, domestic violence, and human trafficking. 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.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence

Title: Cambodia League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

URL: http://licadho-cambodia.org/

Description: In English. Since 1992, LICADHO has been at the forefront of efforts to protect human rights in Cambodia and to promote respect for civil and political rights by the Cambodian government and institutions. Building on its past achievements, LICADHO continues to be an advocate for the people and a monitor of the government through wide-ranging human rights programs from its main office in Phnom Penh and 12 provincial offices. Primary issue areas for this NGO include torture, children's rights, women's rights, prisoner's rights and human rights education. The website includes news, reports and primary testimonies.

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

Videos: 1 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--labor rights

Title: Moscow Helsinki Group

URL: http://mhg.ru/

Description: In Russian and some English. Moscow Helsinki Group was founded in 1976 as an extension of the international network of Helsinki committees. The website's content is primarily in Russian, but materials in English include news, political analysis, documentation of human rights violations and organization publications.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--children's rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--peace activism

Title: United Nations Organization Mission in DR Congo

URL: http://monuc.unmissions.org/

Description: In English and French. Determined in 2000 according to a UN security council resolution, the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo's mandate includes facilitation of humanitarian assistance and human rights monitoring, with particular attention to vulnerable groups including women, children and demobilized child soldiers. Site contains photographs, newsletters, maps, and press releases for download, audio and video clips, and press coverage.

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

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse armed conflict and persecution--United Nations Peacekeeping civil and political rights--children's rights armed conflict and persecution--weapons--landmines and unexploded ordnance

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: 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: South Asia Forum for Human Rights

URL: http://safhr.org/

Description: In English. Human rights coalition with 35 partner organizations and offices in Nepal, Pakistan, and India. Formed in 1990, SAFHR promotes respect for universal values of human rights, the interdependence of rights and the indivisibility of rights. Some of its core concerns of the human rights and peace agenda are displacement of indigenous peoples and minorities, refugees and migrants, impunity, inter-state and intra-state conflicts and peace accords, militarization and the strengthening of peace constituencies in civil society. It works with two particular constituencies - women and the media- to strengthen their peace and human rights building capacities.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--freedom of speech armed conflict and persecution--peacebuilding

Title: Intervención Bochinche: Instituto de Estudios en Salud, Sexualidad y Desarrollo Humano [IESSDEH ]

URL: http://seofrecencaricias.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. Blog documents the Institute of Health, Sexuality and Development Studies project, 'Ciudadaniasx' which launched 'Intervención Bochinche' campaign to challenge and confront the stigma and denounce the violence against women and transgender/transsexual sex workers in Lima, Peru. Site includes videos, campaign ephemera, and testimonies from sex workers.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://sign4change.info/

Description: In Farsi and English. The Change for Equality campaign is designed to connect Iranian women activists and strengthen their efforts for legal recognition of gender equality in Iran. The site contains interviews of leading activists, news coverage, support for activists jailed or persecuted in other ways and analysis of important steps in legal reform.

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

Videos: 67 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

Title: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia

URL: http://trcofliberia.org/

Description: In English. Includes photos, videos, mp3s, maps, reports, hearings, press releases, newsletters and news items related to Liberian civil war that occurred from 1979-2003. Users may also upload their own photos and testimonies for the website. The TRC also works with the Liberian diaspora in the U.S. and West Africa.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse armed conflict and persecution--war crimes laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--memorials and commemoration events

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://we-change.org/

Description: In Farsi, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. Contains articles and reports on frequent government blocking of organization's web content as well as that of other women's rights organizations in Iran. New URL for http://www.change4equality.info/.

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

Videos: 67 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct

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: 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: Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria / Center for Feminist Studies and Consultancy

URL: http://www.cfemea.org.br/

Description: In Portuguese and English. Contains articles, links, list of PDF publications, and events calendar related to human rights, women's rights (health, sexuality, work, violence) and racial/ethnic discrimination. CFEMEA is a non-governmental organization based in Brasilia, Brazil.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--domestic / household workers

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://www.change4equality.info/

Description: In Farsi, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. Contains articles and reports on frequent government blocking of organization's web content as well as that of other women's rights organizations in Iran. Deactivated; new URL for organization at http://we-change.org/.

Captured  on Apr 29, 2009

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct

Title: Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador

URL: http://www.conaie.org/

Description: In Spanish. Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador (CONAIE) is an indigenous rights advocacy NGO in Ecuador. The site contains news and reports about indigenous rights violations and movements, women's rights, and other rights movements in Ecuador, as well as photographs.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations,  civil and political rights--women's rights

Title: FIDA Uganda

URL: http://www.fidauganda.org/

Description: In English. Ugandan affiliate of the International Federation of Women Lawyers; established in 1974. FIDA provides legal aid legal education to defend the rights of women, and advocates for women's legal rights in Uganda. Site contains reports.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health

Title: Human Rights for All / Les Droits de L'Homme pour Tous

URL: http://www.fidh.org/-english-

Description: In French, English, Spanish, and Arabic. FIDH aims at obtaining effective improvements in the protection of victims, the prevention of human rights violations and the sanction of their perpetrators worldwide. Focuses on human rights defenders, international justice, terrorism, death penalty, women's rights, forced disppearances, globalization, migration and asylum. Site contains news on each area of focus, information on intergovernmental organizations, and copies of financial statements.

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

Videos: 41 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--disappearances laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--globalization laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--asylum

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: Kenya National Commission on Human Rights: Enhancing the Realisation of Your Rights

URL: http://www.knchr.org/

Description: In English. The KNCHR is an Independent National Institution established by an Act of Parliament to lead in protecting and promoting human rights in Kenya. The Commission focuses on investigating complaints, providing redress, campaigns and advocacy, research,policy and legislation, economic,social and cultural rights, education and capacity building and institutional strengthening. Director was investigated by the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission, possibly related to the organization investigations of government corruption. Contains news items, photographs, and publications for download.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform

Title: MADRE: Demanding Rights, Resources & Results for Women Worldwide

URL: http://www.madre.org/

Description: In English. MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization that uses human rights to advance social justice; MADRE partners with women in communities worldwide (Africa, Latin America, Middle East) to meet urgent, local needs and create long-term solutions to the problems that women face. Site contains information on projects listed by country, opportunities for involvement, blog, videos, press releases, news archive, and position papers.

Captured 23 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--sustainable development economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education

Title: MUTAWINAT /مجموعة متعاونات الخيرية - البرامج

URL: http://www.mutawinat.org/

Description: In English and Arabic. Mutawinat Benevolent Company is a women's, children's, and refugee rights NGO in the Sudan. It provides legal aid, runs a literacy campaign, conducts legal training, and organizes demonstrations and celebrations of International Women's Days. Site contains links, publications, and news.

Captured 3 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations

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: Procuradaria de Derechos Humanos / Human Rights Ombudsman

URL: http://www.pdh.org.gt/

Description: In Spanish. Contains background information on human rights, ombudsman's functions and areas of work (protection of senior citizens, prisoners, women, workers, handicapped, children and youth, publications, immigrants, indigenous populations, the environment) and news.

Captured 10 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 205 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--organized crime economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--drug trafficking

Title: Raddho

URL: http://www.raddho.com/

Description: In French. La Rencontre Africaine pour la Défense des Droits de l'Homme [African Assembly for the Defense of Human Rights] (RADDHO) collects and disseminates information about human rights in Senegal and Africa at large, with a special focus on women's rights, refugee rights, freedom of the press, fair elections, the separatist movement in the Casamance, and other regional conflicts. Site contains news about projects, reports, video, audio, and other resources.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--electoral activity civil and political rights--freedom of the press armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--migrant rights

Title: Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU)

URL: http://www.researchandadvocacyunit.org/

Description: In English. Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) is a general human rights thinktank in Zimbabwe which publishes reports on human rights (with a heavy focus on women's rights, transitional justice, and political rights) and runs an assistance program for victims of human rights abuse. Site contains reports.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice civil and political rights--political movements civil and political rights--electoral activity

Title: Human Rights in Nizhny Novgorod

URL: http://www.uic.unn.ru/hrnnov/

Description: In Russian and English. Content on unlawful detainment and torture; general human rights as pertains to Russia/Chechnya territorial dispute as well as information on the organization's legal and information center and publications.

Captured 3 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations armed conflict and persecution--peacebuilding

Title: Vigilance Soudan

URL: http://www.vigilsd.org/

Description: In French and English. Maintained by a group of former residents of Sudan. Contains French and English publications of newsletter "Viglance Soudan" as well as news bulletins, links, maps, and chronology of events related to Sudan.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--genocide armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries armed conflict and persecution--refugees,  civil and political rights--women's rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--oil and gas laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--United Nations

Title: Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF)

URL: http://www.wildaf.org/

Description: In English. Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) is a pan-African NGO dedicated to women's rights and legal empowerment via rural development initiatives, violence against women initiatives, increasing women's electoral participation, legal literacy training, and research. Site contains reports, photographs, and news.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination--by type--gender discrimination advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations

Title: Women Living Under Muslim Laws

URL: http://www.wluml.org/

Description: In English, French, Arabic, Russian, Chinese (traditional and simplified). Contains news organized by region and subject, downloadable publications, action alerts, and presentations. International solidarity network that extends to 70 countries ranging from South Africa to Uzbekistan, Senegal to Indonesia and Brazil to France. Offices in the United Kingdom, Senegal and Pakistan.

Captured 23 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 44 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence armed conflict and persecution--honor crimes

Title: SAACID

URL: https://saacid.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1990, SAACID (meaning 'to help' in Somali) is a non-governmental organization with offices in Somalia and Australia. Their aim is to increase life options for women, children, and the poor.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights ,  civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--access to healthcare civil and political rights--good governance economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--right to water

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