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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: National Human Rights Commission of Korea: A World of Dignity for All


Description: In Korean and English. The Commission was established in 2001 as a national advocacy institution for human rights protection. It is committed to the fulfillment of human rights in a broader sense, including dignity, value and freedom of every human being, as signified in international human rights conventions and treaties to which Korea is a signatory. State-run, some of the commissioners have to be approved by the president. Contains press releases, background information, legal documents, photographs, cartoons, posters, videos, newsletter, form to file a complaint with instructions in Chinese, English, Hindustani, Monoglia, Thai, Russian, Vietnamese, and downloads of articles and publications.

Captured 6 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights civil and political rights--elderly rights,  civil and political rights--migrant rights

Title: Instituto de Investigación, Documentación y Derechos Humanos de la República Dominicana / Insititute of Research, Documentation and Human Rights of the Dominican Republic


Description: In Spanish. IDH-RD is a non-governmental organization that conducts human rights advocacy, education, and documentation. Lists areas of investigation, publications, activities, and contact information for reporting human rights violations.

Captured 10 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 31, 2012

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--sustainable development civil and political rights--democratization,  civil and political rights--migrant rights

Title: The Kyrgyz Committee for Human Rights


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: Raddho


Description: In French. La Rencontre Africaine pour la Défense des Droits de l'Homme [African Assembly for the Defense of Human Rights] (RADDHO) collects and disseminates information about human rights in Senegal and Africa at large, with a special focus on women's rights, refugee rights, freedom of the press, fair elections, the separatist movement in the Casamance, and other regional conflicts. Site contains news about projects, reports, video, audio, and other resources.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--electoral activity civil and political rights--freedom of the press armed conflict and persecution--refugees,  civil and political rights--migrant rights

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