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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: AMAZON WATCH Supporting Indigenous Peoples, Protecting the Amazon

URL: http://amazonwatch.org/

Description: In English. Amazon Watch is an NGO founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin by running various environmental and indigenous rights campaigns. The site contains news, blog posts, and annual reports.

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

Videos: 10 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--ethnic identity economic, social, and cultural rights--environment,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Movimento Nacional de Luta pela Moradia

URL: http://mnlmsm.blogspot.com/

Description: In Portuguese. This site is the blog for the Movimento Nacional de Luta pela Moradia, an organization devoted to housing and land rights in the city of Santa Maria, Brazil. Site contains updates and photographs.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--adequate housing

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: 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: Paso de la Reina, Rios sin presas, pueblos VIVOS

URL: http://pasodelareina.org/

Description: In English. Consejo de Pueblos por la Defensa del Río Verde (COPUDEVER) is a land rights organization that was formed to fight a dam project in Oaxaca and organizes around land rights and environmental rights issues. Site contains news, reports, photos, videos.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--environment economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture

Title: Sithi.org: Cambodian Human Rights Portal

URL: http://sithi.org/

Description: In English. Sithi.org is a Cambodian human rights portal that enables citizen reporting and monitoring of human rights violations in Cambodia, maintains lists of elected officials, human rights laws, funding agencies, and organizations, tracks development efforts and elections, and provides other publications and materials. Sithi.org is maintained by the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), which is also available through the archive (http://www.cchrcambodia.org/). Site contains interactive maps, photos, videos, publications, and news.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--right to self determination laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--due process,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Taiwan Association for Human Rights

URL: http://tahr.org.tw/

Description: In Chinese and English. Formed in 1994, TAHR focuses on all areas related to human rights and is the longest-running human rights organization in Taiwan. Contains news on latest campaigns and projects.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--adequate housing

Title: University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna)

URL: http://uthr.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1988 with the aim to challenge the human rights violations experienced by the Tamil community and hold perpetrators accountable as well as create and humanize a social and political space for the community. Activities came to a standstill when a key founding member was assassinated in 1989. Contains briefings, statements, reports, and publications.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--militarization,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, national

Title: Andean Information Network

URL: http://www.ain-bolivia.org/

Description: In English. The Andean Information Network (AIN) promotes human rights and socioeconomic justice in Bolivia and advocates more humane and effective illegal drug control policies. AIN produces publications and news stories on human rights, environmental rights, indigenous rights, and land rights in Bolivia. Site contains reports, news, and background resources.

Captured 6 times between Jul 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--drug trafficking economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations economic, social, and cultural rights--environment,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: CCHR | Cambodian Center for Human Rights

URL: http://www.cchrcambodia.org/

Description: In English. Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) is an umbrella human rights NGO in Cambodia which offers education on human rights issues, monitors trials, advocates for free speech and freedom of the press, runs land rights campaigns, supports a network of human rights activists and organizations in Cambodia, and creates reports on human rights in Cambodia. CCHR also operates http://sithi.org/, a human rights portal for reporting/monitoring human rights violations, tracking elections, and maintaining lists of human rights NGOs in Cambodia (which is also archived). Site contains news, reports, and educational materials.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--right to self determination civil and political rights--freedom of speech laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--due process armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT)

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

Description: In Portuguese. Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) is a Brazilian NGO dedicated to rural rights, including farmers' labor movements, land rights, water rights, migrant worker rights, and environmental rights. CPT monitors human rights violations and conflicts. Site contains news, reports, audio, and video.

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

Videos: 74 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture economic, social, and cultural rights--environment economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--right to water

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: 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: Survival International: The Movement for Tribal Peoples

URL: http://www.survivalinternational.org/

Description: In Spanish, French, English, Italian and Dutch. Offices in Spain, France, United Kingdom, Italy and the Netherlands. Formed in 1969, Survival is an international organization supporting tribal peoples worldwide. Site contains news (sorted by tribe and country), videos, blogs, media kits, photographs, downloads of publications, and online store.

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

Videos: 164 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--pollution and contamination economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--extractive technologies

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