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Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Collected by: University of Texas at Austin Libraries, Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Archived since: Apr, 2009


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

Subject:   Society & Culture Politics & Elections Blogs & Social Media

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Title: Proyecto Desaparecidos


Description: In Spanish and English. The Desaparecidos Project is an initiative of a variety of human rights scholars and activists who hope to combat forced disappearances and the impunity that often enables them to continue occurring. The website includes current news on government repression of dissent, memorials to disappeared people, testimony of survivors and resources for attorneys.

Captured 12 times between Oct 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 13 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability

Title: Disability Rights International


Description: In English, with some reports in other languages. Disability Rights International advocates for the rights of people with disabilities via legal assistance and training, policy advocacy, and research. Areas of focus include anti-torture as well as physical and mental disability rights. Site contains reports, videos, lists of resources, and updates.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination--mental ability discrimination civil and political rights--discrimination--phsyical ability discrimination

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


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: 23 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: Minority Rights Group International


Description: In English. MRG is a non-governmental organization that works with 130 partners in over 60 countries to ensure that disadvantaged minorities and indigenous people can make their voices heard. Through training and education, legal cases, publications and the media, we support minority and indigenous people as they strive to maintain their rights to the land they live on, the languages they speak, to equal opportunities in education and employment, and to full participation in public life. MRG has offices in the United Kingdom, Hungary, and Uganda. Site contains news, information on campaigns, background information, directory of marginalized groups, and documents for download.

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

Videos: 119 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--discrimination, political armed conflict and persecution--genocide economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--physical disability economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

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