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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: Albanians in Macedonia Crisis Center

URL: http://alb-net.com/amcc/

Description: In English. Contains news, articles, mailing list and archives, background information, links to other resources on human rights violations of Albanians as well as their struggle for equality in Macedonia.

Captured 12 times between Jan 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--institutional racism economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: COPORWA: Community of Rwandese Potters

URL: http://coporwa.org/

Description: In English and French. COPORWA is a non-profit organization working for the economic and community development of the Batwa people of Rwanda. Materials include background documents about the Batwa people and photos.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community development organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, gender economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--poverty economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, socioeconomic

Title: DROM

URL: http://drom-vidin.org/

Description: In Bulgarian and English. Organization Drom is a Roma rights NGO in Bulgaria that focuses on integrating schools for Roma children. The site contains reports, photographs, and videos.

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

Videos: 9 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education ,  civil and political rights--discrimination--ethnic and racial discrimination

Title: Nepal Dalit Info: An Information Network for Nepal Dalit Information Resources

URL: http://nepaldalitinfo.net/

Description: In English. In 2003, Dr. DP Rasali, Mr. Hira Vishwakarma and Dr. MB Bishwakarma formed information network to connect Dalits, a traditionally discriminated group, from Nepal.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community development organizations,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education ,  civil and political rights--right to information economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: People's Watch of Tamil Nadu

URL: http://pwtn.org/

Description: In English. Founded in 1995, People's Watch documents and legally intervenes in human rights cases. Primary issue areas include torture prevention, access to justice and tsunami recovery efforts. The website includes photographic and video media materials, reports and news.

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

Videos: 10 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education

Title: Communauté des Autochtones Rwandais / Community of Autonomous Rwandans

URL: http://www.caurwa.org/

Description: In English, some French and Kinyarwanda. Non-profit organization that works with and defends the rights of the Batwa indigenous group in Rwanda. Includes background information on the Batwa, documents and reports, photographs and links to other resources. In 2007, Communauté des Autochtones Rwandais (CAURWA) changed its name to Communauté des Potiers Rwandais (COPORWA) because it became politically incorrect and illegal to work with communities drawn around ethnic lines due to the Rwandan Genocide. The organization's latest efforts can be seen at www.coporwa.org

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community development organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, gender economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--poverty economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, socioeconomic

Title: Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee

URL: http://www.durbar.org/

Description: In English. Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (Durbar) is an NGO that advocates for the rights of sex workers (including male, female, and transgender sex workers) in the state of West Bengal. Durbar advocates for improving HIV/AIDS policies, provides health care for sex workers, provides education and vocational training for sex workers and their children, creates outlets for the cultural expression of sex workers, fights against human trafficking, finances micro loans for sex workers, and conducts research on sex work and sexual health in West Bengal. The site contains information on initiatives, publications, photographs, and news.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--performing arts civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

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: The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)

URL: http://www.rawa.org/

Description: In English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Arabic, and Japanese. The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), was established in 1977 as an independent political/social organization of Afghan women fighting for human rights in Afghanistan. Their objectives are to fight fundamentalism and secure democracy for Afghans. RAWA has established schools, orphanages, and soup kitchens, and run trade courses for sex workers. Site contains reports and news as well as extensive photo galleries.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women’s rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education

Title: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

URL: http://www.tchrd.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1996, organization first Tibetan non-governmental human rights organization to be established in exile in India. It aims to promote and protect human rights of the Tibetan people in Tibet. Contains reports, news articles, and newsletter.

Captured 16 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 6 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--hunger strikes

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