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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: 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: 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: Helsinki Association: human rights are above state and national interests

URL: http://hahr.am/

Description: In English, Armenian, Russian. Organization focuses on human rights in Armenia, especially soldiers' and voters' rights, legal rights, and religious freedom. Contains news, reports, surveys, and photographs. Armenian government has been harassing NGOs dealing with democracy in Armenia since last election. Leader of group was shot by member of Armenian parliament, who later boasted about the incident on television without reprisal.

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

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--freedom of religion,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  civil and political rights--freedom of the press laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Human Rights Solidarity [Libya]

URL: http://lhrs.ch/

Description: In Arabic and some English. Contains news, articles, press releases, studies and reports, and links to other resources on human rights violations in Libya. Libya forbids opposition political parties & independent organizations & violators can be executed; therefore there may be no organizations based in Libya itself. Libya has forcibly "disappeared" 258 political prisoners, many for violating Law 71 that bans any group activity oppossed to the regime.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly

Title: Movimento Nacional de Víctimas de Crímenes de Estado / Movement of Victims of State Crimes

URL: http://movimientodevictimas.org/

Description: In Spanish. Umbrella organization for ONGs and people who have been victims of or fight against state terrorism in Colombia. Denounces, promotes education, advocacy. MOVICE director, Ivan Cepeda Castro, has had to live in exhile twice due to death threats associated with his work denouncing state terrorism in Colombia. Criminal charges for libel and diffamation have also been made against him for his work exposing the links between governemnt officials and paramilitary forces. Site contains videos, photos, documents, and newsletters.

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

Videos: 13 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing

Title: Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra / Landless Rural Workers' Movement

URL: http://mst.org.br/

Description: In Portuguese. MST's main areas of focus are agrarian reform and community development. The MST has been peacefully occupying unused land since 1985 and distributing it among landless peasants for them to work it, develop education projects etc. MST members have been criminalized, prosecuted and investigated illegally by the Judiciary and military police of the Rio Grande do Sul State. The Prosecutor has declared the movement illegal and their members have been incarcerated and investigated. Site contains mp3s of MST music, posters from events, political graphics, videos, interviews, forum, and news.

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

Videos: 700 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Omo "Iliniden" - Pirin: Member of the European Free Alliance - EFA

URL: http://omoilindenpirin.org/

Description: In English, Bulgarian, and Macedonian. OMO "Ilinden" - PIRIN is a democratic party in the Republic of Bulgaria, that protects the rights of the minorities and strives for the decentralization of the country. It is the only political party that fights for the rights of the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian government refuses to acknowledge the existence of the large Macedonian minority in Pirin Macedonia and continues to violate its basic human rights. Members and supporters of OMO "Ilinden" - PIRIN (political party and human rights organization) and OMO Ilinden (human and minority rights organization) have been videotaped, harassed, beaten, fined, and even imprisoned simply for asserting their ethnic Macedonian identity.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--political parties and movements civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Tibet Online

URL: http://tibet.org/

Description: In English. Creates internet resources for Tibet support groups. Provides videos, list of non-English websites on Tibet, list of Tibet support groups internationally, information on Tibet and campaigns supporting Tibet, news items, and legal and historical materials.

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

Videos: 28 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of religion,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, national

Title: Association Marocaine des Droits Humains / Moroccan Association for Human Rights

URL: http://www.amdh.org.ma/

Description: In French and some English. Support human rights and survivors of human rights violations. Seven members convicted and imprisoned for "attacking sacred values." Contains news articles and information on human rights issues.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture armed conflict and persecution--corporal punishment,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  civil and political rights--freedom of the press advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--access to healthcare

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: Chronicles of Turkmenistan

URL: http://www.chrono-tm.org/

Description: In Turkmen, Russian, English. The Helsinki Group of Turkmenistan was founded in July 2002 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The group was forced to operate underground but nevertheless its members were systematically persecuted and repressed by the Turkmen authorities, and finally were forced to go into exile. The Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR), the successor organization, was established as an independent public organization and registered in November 2004 in Vienna, Austria. The site contains materials on specific subject areas such as freedom of speech and assembly and the rights of ethnic minorities. In addition, articles, news and general reports on human rights are available.

Captured 21 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Friends of the MST's Website | Friends of the MST

URL: http://www.mstbrazil.org/

Description: In English. This site is the English version of the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) site (http://mst.org.br, grouped with this site). MST's main areas of focus are agrarian reform and community development. The MST has been peacefully occupying unused land since 1985 and distributing it among landless peasants for them to work it and develop education projects. MST members have been criminalized, prosecuted and investigated illegally by the Judiciary and military police of the Rio Grande do Sul State. The Prosecutor has declared the movement illegal and their members have been incarcerated and investigated. Site contains mp3s of MST music, posters from events, political graphics, videos, interviews, forum, and news.

Captured 2 times between Oct 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Promolex

URL: http://www.promolex.md/

Description: In English, Russian, and Romanian. Promo-LEX is a human rights and development NGO in Moldova. Promo-LEX focuses on legal aid, litigation, legislative advocacy, human rights and election monitoring, anti-discrimination work, and education. Site contains news, reports, press releases, and e-newsletters.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation civil and political rights--good governance,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  civil and political rights--discrimination

Title: Youth Human Rights Movement

URL: http://yhrm.org/

Description: In Russian and English. English portion of site contains program description and news articles. YHRM is comprised of members from 30 Russian states whose areas of focus include racial and ethnic intolerance, army service, voter rights, and youth rights. YHRM's registration revoked in 2007, but then registration committee later acknowledged this as unlawful and reinstated registration.

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

Videos: 11 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations

Title: For Human Rights, All-Russia Public Movement / Obshcherossiskoe Obshchestvennoe Dvizhenie Za Prava Cheloveka

URL: http://zaprava.ru/

Description: In Russian and English. Content on all types of human rights violations in Russia and surrounding areas. Site contains news articles and downloads of reports and newsletters.

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

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, political laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform

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