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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.

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Title: Ajedi-Ka | Projet Enfants Soldats

URL: http://ajedika.org/

Description: In English. Ajedi-Ka was founded in 1988 and was comprised of three key project areas: poverty alleviation, the environment, and child soldiers. Following the 1998 war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the organization decided to focus its attention on child soldiers, thus creating AJEDI-Ka/PES (Child Soldier Project/Projet Enfants Soldats) that same year. The website contains materials regarding projects and programs, including video and photography.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers ,  civil and political rights--children's rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--video advocacy

Title: Association africaine de Défense des droits de l’Homme :: ASADHO

URL: http://asadho-rdc.net/

Description: In French. Association africaine de Défense des droits de l’Homme (ASADHO) is a human rights NGO in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that formed in 1991 to protest the abuses of Mobutu Sese Seko. Seko seized power in 1965, formed an authoritarian regime, instated the Popular Movement of the Revolution (MPR) as the only legal political party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and ruled as president from 1965 to 1997. ASADHO monitors human rights, calls attention to abuses, does training, provides legal assistance, and has local chapters that organize around human rights issues. The Katanga chapter of ASADHO was instrumental in the Anvil Mining case of state murder. Contains reports, press releases, and news. Other URL in this group, http://blog.asadho.org/, is the blog of ASADHO.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--mining economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--extractive technologies armed conflict and persecution armed conflict and persecution--crimes againts humanity

Title: ASADHO - RDC

URL: http://blog.asadho.org/

Description: In French. Association africaine de Défense des droits de l’Homme (ASADHO) is a human rights NGO in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that formed in 1991 to protest the abuses of Mobutu Sese Seko. Seko seized power in 1965, formed an authoritarian regime, instated the Popular Movement of the Revolution (MPR) as the only legal political party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and ruled as president from 1965 to 1997. ASADHO monitors human rights, calls attention to abuses, does training, provides legal assistance, and has local chapters that organize around human rights issues. The Katanga chapter of ASADHO was instrumental in the Anvil Mining case of state murder. Contains reports, press releases, and news. Other URL in this group, http://asadho-rdc.net/, is the main website of ASADHO.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--mining economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--extractive technologies armed conflict and persecution armed conflict and persecution--crimes againts humanity

Title: United Nations Organization Mission in DR Congo

URL: http://monuc.unmissions.org/

Description: In English and French. Determined in 2000 according to a UN security council resolution, the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo's mandate includes facilitation of humanitarian assistance and human rights monitoring, with particular attention to vulnerable groups including women, children and demobilized child soldiers. Site contains photographs, newsletters, maps, and press releases for download, audio and video clips, and press coverage.

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

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers ,  armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse armed conflict and persecution--United Nations Peacekeeping civil and political rights--children's rights armed conflict and persecution--weapons--landmines and unexploded ordnance

Title: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia

URL: http://trcofliberia.org/

Description: In English. Includes photos, videos, mp3s, maps, reports, hearings, press releases, newsletters and news items related to Liberian civil war that occurred from 1979-2003. Users may also upload their own photos and testimonies for the website. The TRC also works with the Liberian diaspora in the U.S. and West Africa.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights,  armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers ,  armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse armed conflict and persecution--war crimes laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--memorials and commemoration events

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