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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: Adaleh Center for Human Rights Studies

URL: http://adaleh-center.org/new/

Description: In Arabic and English. ADALEH Center for Human Rights is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in September 2003, with a mission of enforcing human rights in Jordan and Arab world. Projects include youth capacitation, training medical staff in torture detection, and capacitating lawyers in the field of human rights. Site contains news and publications.

Captured 11 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  economic and labor rights--labor rights

Title: Sahrawi Association of Human Rights Victims

URL: http://asvdh.net/

Description: In Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Formed in 2005, ASVDH conducts human rights work in the Western Sahara under Moroccan occupation. Moroccan authorities refuse to recognize the association and have targeted the Association’s Executive Committee and Coordinating Council, arresting, beating and generally subjecting them to harassment and maltreatment because of their membership in ASVDH. Contains news, photographs, videos, audio clips, and reports.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation,  armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  armed conflict and persecution--intimidation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  armed conflict and persecution--extrajudicial executions

Title: Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights

URL: http://byshr.org/

Description: In English. Blog contains news articles and videos related to human rights issues in Bahrain.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  civil and political rights--women's rights 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,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking

Title: Chinese Human Rights Defenders

URL: http://chrdnet.com/

Description: In Chinese and English. CRHD is a network of Chinese human rights activists and groups, open to international supporters. Its activities include consultation, dissemination of information, facilitating international exchange, supporting a program of small grants to human rights work in China, research assistance and other services. Site contains news articles on human rights and activists, research, media, and the 2008 Olympics. This is the new URL for Chinese Human Rights Defenders; the previous URL, http://www.crd-net.org, is included in the archive as well.

Captured  on Jan 31, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  civil and political rights--right to information advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing

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: Human Rights First Society: Human Rights Monitoring and Advocacy in Saudi Arabia

URL: http://hrfssaudiarabia.org/

Description: In English. Contains news articles from 2006 to the present, press coverage, opportunities for action, and links to outside resources on gender and religious-based human rights violations in Saudi Arabia. Human Rights First Society is a non-profit organization with an an office in Saudi Arabia and the United States.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--freedom of religion civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

Title: The Kyrgyz Committee for Human Rights

URL: http://kchr.org/

Description: In Russian and English. Kyrgyz Committee for Human Rights (KCHR) - is an NGO established by internationally known human rights defender Dyryldaev Ramazan. The website principally contains news and monitoring information from Kyrgyzstan.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations,  armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--freedom of the press,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse civil and political rights--borders laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--corruption civil and political rights--migrant rights

Title: International Committee of Solidarity for Political Prisoners in Tunisia

URL: http://membres.lycos.fr/polprisoners/

Description: In English, Arabic, French and German. ICSPPT calls upon the Tunisian authorities to put an end to the sufferings of more than 1000 Political Prisoners who are all detained within extremely inhumane conditions because of their political and intellectual beliefs. Contains gallery with photos and bios of deceased, imprisoned, bulletins, reports, articles, an online forum, and signatures of individual and organization supporters.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners,  armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  civil and political rights--discrimination, political civil and political rights--discrimination, religious laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

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: Institutos de Derechos Humanos de la Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas" / Central American University's José Simeón Cañas Institute of Human Rights

URL: http://uca.edu.sv/publica/idhuca/

Description: In Spanish. Contains press releases, position statements, photographs, testimonies, PDF documents of publications, and articles dating back to 1996. The Institute documents all types of human rights violations in El Salvador, with a particular emphasis in documenting human rights violations as a result of state violence (during the civil war) and providing legal aid to victims. IDHUCA's members are in a precarious security situation because El Salvador's government is notorious for its efforts at detering any investigations or information on human rights violations. Members of IDHUCA have been harassed.

Captured 7 times between Jan 30, 2011 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 27 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--immigration policies and procedures armed conflict and persecution--militarization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--memorials and commemoration events

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: Bahrain Center for Human Rights

URL: http://www.bahrainrights.org/en

Description: In English. Formed in 2002, the BCHR promotes freedoms and basic rights (civil, political and economic), combating racial discrimination, the dissemination of human rights culture, and contributing in providing support and protection for victims and the vulnerable in Bahrain. Its activities include advocacy, training, workshops, seminars, media campaigns, reporting to UN mechanisms and international NGOs and participating in international conferences and workshops. The government attempted to close the organization in 2004, but BCHR remains open after receiving both internal and external support. BCHR president Abd al-Hadi Khawaja arrested in early 2007; VP Nabeel Rajab summoned for questioning regarding violating a gag order on a report of rigged elections in November 2006. Site contains photographs, videos, and news archive.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations,  armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  civil and political rights--freedom of religion civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of the press,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Chinese Human Rights Defenders

URL: http://www.crd-net.org

Description: In Chinese and English. CRD is a network of Chinese human rights activists and groups, open to international supporters. Its activities include consultation, dissemination of information, facilitating international exchange, supporting a program of small grants to human rights work in China, research assistance and other services. Site contains news articles on human rights and activists, research, media, and the 2008 Olympics. This is the old URL for Chinese Human Rights Defenders; the new URL, http://chrdnet.com/, is included in the same group (Chinese Human Rights Defenders).

Captured 6 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 30, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists ,  civil and political rights--right to information advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing

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