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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: Asian Legal Resource Centre

URL: http://alrc.net/

Description: In English. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) is an NGO having General Consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. The ALRC was founded in 1986 by a prominent group of jurists and human rights activists in Asia. It is a body committed to the development of legal self-reliance and empowerment of people. It will place particular emphasis in its work on the areas of cultural, social and economic rights and the right of development. ALRC will work closely with and support regional, national, and local groups involved in this field, taking care, at the same time, to protect the autonomy and independence of such groups. The site contains policy documents submitted to the UN, legal documents related to human rights and a variety of news items on human rights violations in Asia.

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

Videos: 14 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community development organizations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--public policy organizations

Title: Coalición de Derechos Humanos / Human Rights Coalition

URL: http://derechoshumanosaz.net/

Description: In English and Spanish. Coalición de Derechos Humanos is a grassroots organization which promotes respect for human/civil rights and fights the militarization of the Southern Border region, discrimination, and human rights abuses by federal, state, and local law enforcement officials affecting U.S. and non-U.S. citizens alike. Contains information on organization's projects, press releases and educational materials for download, news and events listing, and videos.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--immigration policies and procedures civil and political rights--borders civil and political rights--racial profiling civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights

Title: Directorio Democrático Cubano / Cuban Democratic Directorate

URL: http://directorio.org/

Description: In Spanish and English. Directorio works for democracy in Cuba by way of a civic, nonviolent struggle. Site contains news articles, PDF versions of publications, and lists of Cuban political prisoners.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy ,  civil and political rights--right to information civil and political rights--democratization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--nonviolence

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: Regional Public Movement: Chechen Committee for National Salvation

URL: http://savechechny.narod.ru/

Description: In Russian and English. Content on unlawful detainment and torture; rights of soldiers; general human rights as pertains to Russia/Chechnya territorial dispute.

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

Videos: 8 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--political parties and movements armed conflict and persecution--refugees advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy ,  armed conflict and persecution--displacement 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: Free Cuba Foundation

URL: http://www2.fiu.edu/~fcf/

Description: In English. Free Cuba Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Miami that aims towards the establishment of an independent and democratic Cuba using non-violent means. Site contains background information, a news archive, videos, list of human rights violations and political prisoners in Cuba, and a lecture series by Thomas P. Ray.

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

Videos: 10 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--censorship civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--political parties and movements laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights

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