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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: Mongolian LGBT Centre

URL: http://lgbtcentre.mn/

Description: In English and Mongolian. Mongolian LGBT Centre is the first LGBTQ advocacy NGO in Mongolia. The organization lobbies for policy changes on non-discrimination law within Mongolia and on the international stage through the United Nations. Their work also includes educational and training programs. Site includes news, PDF reports, educational materials, photographs, and videos.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--United Nations civil and political rights--discrimination

Title: Human Rights Solidarity [Libya]

URL: http://lhrs.ch/

Description: In Arabic and some English. Contains news, articles, press releases, studies and reports, and links to other resources on human rights violations in Libya. Libya forbids opposition political parties & independent organizations & violators can be executed; therefore there may be no organizations based in Libya itself. Libya has forcibly "disappeared" 258 political prisoners, many for violating Law 71 that bans any group activity oppossed to the regime.

Captured 13 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of assembly

Title: Cambodia League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

URL: http://licadho-cambodia.org/

Description: In English. Since 1992, LICADHO has been at the forefront of efforts to protect human rights in Cambodia and to promote respect for civil and political rights by the Cambodian government and institutions. Building on its past achievements, LICADHO continues to be an advocate for the people and a monitor of the government through wide-ranging human rights programs from its main office in Phnom Penh and 12 provincial offices. Primary issue areas for this NGO include torture, children's rights, women's rights, prisoner's rights and human rights education. The website includes news, reports and primary testimonies.

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

Videos: 1 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--labor rights

Title: Ligue Rwandaise pour la Promotion et la Defense des Droits de L'Homme / Rwandan League for the Promotion and Defense of the Rights of Man

URL: http://liprodhor.org.rw/

Description: In French. LIPRODHOR was the only independent human rights organisation in Rwanda that maintained human rights monitors at the provincial and district levels. It closed in 2005, but has since reopened.

Captured 13 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--genocide laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse

Title: Behind the Mask

URL: http://mask.org.za/

Description: In English. Behind the Mask is a communication initiative around LGBTI rights and affairs in Africa. The organization considers information and communication technology (ICT) and independent journalistic activism as its main tools. By way of publishing a website magazine the organization gives voice to African LGBTI communities and provides a platform for exchange and debate for LGBTI groups, activists, individuals and allies. The site includes news, op-eds and journalistic pieces on gay rights in Africa, analysis of each African country's situation with regard to gay rights and specific sub-headings around issues of health, sexuality and religion.

Captured 16 times between Oct 29, 2009 and Jul 19, 2012

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer 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: Memorial: International Historical, Enlightenment, Human Rights and Humanitarian Society and Memorial

URL: http://memo.ru/

Description: In English, Russian and German. The International Volunteer Public Organization “MEMORIAL Historical, Educational, Human Rights And Charitable Society” is a volunteer public association. Memorial is a community of dozens of organizations in different regions of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and Georgia. Memorial is a group of specialized research, human rights, and education centers in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and several other cities. The site contains limited textual materials related to human rights, but links to a more comprehensive website with additional materials.

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

Videos: 25 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--memorials and commemoration events

Title: Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia

URL: http://mhc.org.mk/

Description: In Macedonian, Albanian and English. The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia is a non-governmental organization which major duty is to observe and inform, on local and international level, on the respect of the human rights, in accordance with the provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and other international standards for the respect of human rights. It provides free legal aid upon citizen submitted complains, undertakes casework, legal initiatives, researches, disseminations on human rights, organizes conferences, seminars, and trainings. Site contains reports and information on organization's programs and activities.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination, religious laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--mental disability

Title: Moscow Helsinki Group

URL: http://mhg.ru/

Description: In Russian and some English. Moscow Helsinki Group was founded in 1976 as an extension of the international network of Helsinki committees. The website's content is primarily in Russian, but materials in English include news, political analysis, documentation of human rights violations and organization publications.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--children's rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--peace activism

Title: Movimento Nacional de Luta pela Moradia

URL: http://mnlmsm.blogspot.com/

Description: In Portuguese. This site is the blog for the Movimento Nacional de Luta pela Moradia, an organization devoted to housing and land rights in the city of Santa Maria, Brazil. Site contains updates and photographs.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--adequate housing

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: Movimento Nacional de Víctimas de Crímenes de Estado / Movement of Victims of State Crimes

URL: http://movimientodevictimas.org/

Description: In Spanish. Umbrella organization for ONGs and people who have been victims of or fight against state terrorism in Colombia. Denounces, promotes education, advocacy. MOVICE director, Ivan Cepeda Castro, has had to live in exhile twice due to death threats associated with his work denouncing state terrorism in Colombia. Criminal charges for libel and diffamation have also been made against him for his work exposing the links between governemnt officials and paramilitary forces. Site contains videos, photos, documents, and newsletters.

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

Videos: 13 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity civil and political rights--freedom of assembly advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing

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: NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq

URL: http://ncciraq.org/

Description: In English, French and Arabic. Contains information divided by subject. Network of 80 international NGOs and 200 Iraqi NGOs. Unable to list Iraqi NGOs for security reasons.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, religious economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: National Coalition for Haitian Rights: Haiti Insight Online

URL: http://nchr.org

Description: In English. Formed in 1992, the Coalition's mission is to champion the rights of Haitians in the United States and Haiti. Organization survives on donations and volunteers; there are local offices in Haiti and only two staff members in US. Site contains publications for download, press, news archive of articles relating to immigration, refugees, human rights, and civil rights.

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights

Title: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal

URL: http://nepal.ohchr.org/

Description: In English and some Nepali. OHCHR-Nepal was invited by the Government of Nepal in April 2005 to monitor how people’s human rights were being respected and to advise the Government on how it can promote and protect human rights. Focuses on child rights, gender, social exclusion and transitional justice. Site contains press releases, speeches, newsletters, Nepali characters font for download in Nepali and English, audio and video materials, and maps.

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

Videos: 60 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--children's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice

Title: Nepal Dalit Info: An Information Network for Nepal Dalit Information Resources

URL: http://nepaldalitinfo.net/

Description: In English. In 2003, Dr. DP Rasali, Mr. Hira Vishwakarma and Dr. MB Bishwakarma formed information network to connect Dalits, a traditionally discriminated group, from Nepal.

Captured 14 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community development organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education civil and political rights--right to information economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Den Norske Helsingforskomite | The Norwegian Helsinki Committee

URL: http://nhc.no/

Description: In Norwegian and English. (Content not identical in both languages.) The Norwegian Helsinki Committee is one of 44 Helsinki Committees throughout Europe. The website includes photographs and video, particularly of freedom of speech violations, as well as news, publications and resources for NGOs seeking funding.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--freedom of speech

Title: NISGUA: Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala

URL: http://nisgua.org/

Description: In English. NISGUA is a U.S. based non-governmental organization that links people in the U.S. with the Guatemalan people and their grassroots struggles for justice, human rights, environmental protection, and dignity. The website includes coverage of news pertaining to Guatemala and Central America more generally, and information regarding campaigns on trade and development, impunity, land rights and militarization.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--mining

Title: None on Record: Stories of Queer Africa

URL: http://noneonrecord.com/blog/

Description: In English. None on Record is a sound documentary project that collects the oral testimonies of queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Africans living in Africa and the African diaspora. The site contains audio from the interviews, a blog, relevant links, and photos.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Omo "Iliniden" - Pirin: Member of the European Free Alliance - EFA

URL: http://omoilindenpirin.org/

Description: In English, Bulgarian, and Macedonian. OMO "Ilinden" - PIRIN is a democratic party in the Republic of Bulgaria, that protects the rights of the minorities and strives for the decentralization of the country. It is the only political party that fights for the rights of the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian government refuses to acknowledge the existence of the large Macedonian minority in Pirin Macedonia and continues to violate its basic human rights. Members and supporters of OMO "Ilinden" - PIRIN (political party and human rights organization) and OMO Ilinden (human and minority rights organization) have been videotaped, harassed, beaten, fined, and even imprisoned simply for asserting their ethnic Macedonian identity.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--political parties and movements civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of assembly economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Otros Mundos Chiapas

URL: http://otrosmundoschiapas.org/

Description: In Spanish. The website of Other Worlds, a non governmental organization that seeks to present alternatives to current economic and environmental policies. There is a focus on sustainability and local action. Website contains articles,videos and pdfs.

Captured 10 times between Jul 30, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--sustainable development

Title: Paso de la Reina, Rios sin presas, pueblos VIVOS

URL: http://pasodelareina.org/

Description: In English. Consejo de Pueblos por la Defensa del Río Verde (COPUDEVER) is a land rights organization that was formed to fight a dam project in Oaxaca and organizes around land rights and environmental rights issues. Site contains news, reports, photos, videos.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights economic, social, and cultural rights--environment economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture

Title: People's Watch of Tamil Nadu

URL: http://pwtn.org/

Description: In English. Founded in 1995, People's Watch documents and legally intervenes in human rights cases. Primary issue areas include torture prevention, access to justice and tsunami recovery efforts. The website includes photographic and video media materials, reports and news.

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

Videos: 10 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education

Title: Quotha

URL: http://quotha.net/

Description: In English. Quotha is a blog where Adrienne Pine, an American anthropologist, publishes coverage and analysis of civil and political rights issues in Latin America, including violations by extractive industry projects and big business. The current focus of the blog is the Honduran coup of June 2009. The site contains her field notes from Honduras, as well as wide-ranging analysis and news coverage of the post-coup period.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups

Title: Radio Liberada

URL: http://radioeslodemenos.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. Contains news stories, press releases, photos, videos related to the Honduran resistance movement after the 2009 coup d'etat that removed democratically elected president, Manuel Zelaya, from power.

Captured 11 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups

Title: Radio Okapi

URL: http://radiookapi.net/

Description: In French. Radio Okapi's local language radio programs disseminate information about humanitarian assistance, the peace process, and demobilization and reintegration. A Radio Okapi journalist was murdered in June 2007.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage armed conflict and persecution--demobilization armed conflict and persecution--peacebuilding

Title: Red National de organismos Civiles de Derechos Humanos

URL: http://redtdt.org.mx/

Description: In Spanish. Website serves as a collaborative meeting space for human rights organizations across Mexico.

Captured 11 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 17 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--internet advocacy

Title: Reiniciar: corporación para la defensa y promoción de derechos humanos / Reinitiate: Corporation for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights

URL: http://reiniciar.org/

Description: In Spanish. Contains news articles, audiovisual materials, PDFs of publications, and opportunities for action. Focuses on the genocide of members of the Unión Patriótica, leftist political party whose members were targeted and killed during the 1980s by military and paramilitary forces. Founded in 1993 by surviving members of UP and others who had worked on human rights in the Barrancabermeja area of Colombia, Reiniciar is a non-profit organization based in Bogota, Colombia that provides human rights advocacy training, documents human rights violations nation wide, and provides legal, humanitarian and psychological aid to survivors of human rights abuses.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances civil and political rights--political parties and movements armed conflict and persecution--refugees advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--memorials and commemoration events civil and political rights--political identity

Title: Honduras Resiste y Vence

URL: http://resistenciamorazan.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. This blog site was created by a group of lawyers in response to the Honduran coup of July 2009. The creators compose object to the illegality of the coup and the police's repression of all protest since its beginning. The site contains a wide range of materials related to human rights, including reports, analysis, recorded testimonies, protest videos and alternative propaganda.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--habeas corpus

Title: Réseau National des Droits Humains / National Human Rights Defense Network / Rezo Nasyonal pou Defann Dwa Mounn

URL: http://rnddh.org/

Description: In French, English, Creole. Non-profit, non-governmental organization that formed in 1982 under the name National Coalition for Refugees. Focuses on stopping U.S. deportation of Haitian refugees, refugees and displaced persons in Haitian provinces, human rights violations during the dictatorship, and democracy. Contains news articles and PDF versions of newsletters.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform armed conflict and persecution--displacement civil and political rights--right to information

Title: South Asia Forum for Human Rights

URL: http://safhr.org/

Description: In English. Human rights coalition with 35 partner organizations and offices in Nepal, Pakistan, and India. Formed in 1990, SAFHR promotes respect for universal values of human rights, the interdependence of rights and the indivisibility of rights. Some of its core concerns of the human rights and peace agenda are displacement of indigenous peoples and minorities, refugees and migrants, impunity, inter-state and intra-state conflicts and peace accords, militarization and the strengthening of peace constituencies in civil society. It works with two particular constituencies - women and the media- to strengthen their peace and human rights building capacities.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--freedom of speech armed conflict and persecution--peacebuilding

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: Intervención Bochinche: Instituto de Estudios en Salud, Sexualidad y Desarrollo Humano [IESSDEH ]

URL: http://seofrecencaricias.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. Blog documents the Institute of Health, Sexuality and Development Studies project, 'Ciudadaniasx' which launched 'Intervención Bochinche' campaign to challenge and confront the stigma and denounce the violence against women and transgender/transsexual sex workers in Lima, Peru. Site includes videos, campaign ephemera, and testimonies from sex workers.

Captured 11 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations

Title: Sudan Human Rights Organization

URL: http://shro-cairo.org

Description: In English. SHRO-Cairo disseminates human rights and democracy information that aims to insure the recognition, realization, and enjoyment of human rights norms and principles as enshrined in regional and international human rights instruments and covenants as an integral part of the Constitution, State, and Civil Society of Sudan. Site contains press releases, news articles, newsletters, reports, and action alerts.

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--genocide laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--mass killings civil and political rights--gender discrimination

Title: Comité Cubano Pro Derechos Humanos / Cuban Committee for Human Rights

URL: http://sigloxxi.org/

Description: In Spanish and English. Contains news and articles on human rights abuses, death penalty, and political prisoners.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners civil and political rights--discrimination, political laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://sign4change.info/

Description: In Farsi and English. The Change for Equality campaign is designed to connect Iranian women activists and strengthen their efforts for legal recognition of gender equality in Iran. The site contains interviews of leading activists, news coverage, support for activists jailed or persecuted in other ways and analysis of important steps in legal reform.

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

Videos: 63 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

Title: Sithi.org: Cambodian Human Rights Portal

URL: http://sithi.org/

Description: In English. Sithi.org is a Cambodian human rights portal that enables citizen reporting and monitoring of human rights violations in Cambodia, maintains lists of elected officials, human rights laws, funding agencies, and organizations, tracks development efforts and elections, and provides other publications and materials. Sithi.org is maintained by the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), which is also available through the archive (http://www.cchrcambodia.org/). Site contains interactive maps, photos, videos, publications, and news.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--right to self determination laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--due process laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Human Rights Center "Viasna"

URL: http://spring96.org/

Description: In Belarussian, Russian, and English. Formed in 1996, Human Rights Center "Viasna" is a non-governmental organization that promotes general human rights in Belarus. Its main areas of focus are free elections, legal rights, and media freedom. Belarusian president has been systematically dismantling all human rights NGOs in Belarus. Group's registration cancelled groundlessly before 2001 election. Site contains news archive searchable by date and topic, reports, and downloads of articles.

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

Videos: 12 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--political parties and movements laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation civil and political rights--freedom of the press advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

Title: The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN)

URL: http://swannet.org/

Description: In English and Russian. The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) is a network of civil society organizations that advocate for the rights of the sex workers in Central and Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and South-East Europe. The site contains links to member organizations, a newsletter, publications, press releases, and links to articles about sex work.

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

Videos: 9 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Taiwan Association for Human Rights

URL: http://tahr.org.tw/

Description: In Chinese and English. Formed in 1994, TAHR focuses on all areas related to human rights and is the longest-running human rights organization in Taiwan. Contains news on latest campaigns and projects.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--adequate housing

Title: Tibet Online

URL: http://tibet.org/

Description: In English. Creates internet resources for Tibet support groups. Provides videos, list of non-English websites on Tibet, list of Tibet support groups internationally, information on Tibet and campaigns supporting Tibet, news items, and legal and historical materials.

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

Videos: 28 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of religion civil and political rights--freedom of assembly economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, national

Title: Grupo Tortura Nunca Mais

URL: http://torturanuncamais-rj.org.br/

Description: In Portuguese. Grupo Tortura Nunca Mais/RJ (GTNM/RJ) is a Brazilian non-profit founded in 1985 to advocate for the rights of current and former political prisoners, organize anti-torture campaigns, provide physical and psychological care for those affected by state violence, and record the history of the military dictatorship which ruled Brazil from 1964 to 1985. Site contains news, publications, information on disappeared people, and links.

Captured 5 times between Oct 30, 2011 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech armed conflict and persecution--torture advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--disappearances laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--truth commissions

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

Title: Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report

URL: http://trcsierraleone.org

Description: In English. Funded by the Open Society Initiative of West Africa (OSIWA). Site contains complete report for download of the Sierra Leone Truth \& Reconciliation Commission's investigation of abuses during the Sierra Leone civil war. There are also versions of the report for high school students and children. Government has ignored or rejected recommendations; there is also a lack of government funding.

Captured 2 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 29, 2009

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--truth commissions civil and political rights--good governance armed conflict and persecution--peacebuilding

Title: Tunezine

URL: http://tunezine.com

Description: In French and Arabic. The Association monitors the violations of human rights in Tunisia works to defend the rights of the political detainees, and publishes news regarding the violations that nationals of neighboring Arab countries face. Closed in 2006.

Captured 2 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 29, 2009

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of the press

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: 24 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: Uyghur Human Rights Project

URL: http://uhrp.org/

Description: In English. UHRP is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose mission is to promote human rights and democracy for the Uyghur people, and to raise awareness of human rights abuses that occur in East Turkestan, referred to by the Chinese authorities since 1955 as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Reports from East Turkestan document a pattern of abuse including political imprisonment, torture, and disappearances. With only a few extremely rare exceptions, Uyghurs continue to be the only population in China consistently subjected to executions for political and religious offenses. Mosques are summarily closed and the Uyghur language is banned from use in schools. Uyghurs are subjected to compulsory unpaid labor on infrastructures, such as oil or gas lines to transfer East Turkestan’s resources to mainland China. Site contains news articles, reports, press releases, and photographs.

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

Videos: 116 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--due process

Title: Upside Down World: Covering Activism and Politics in Latin America

URL: http://upsidedownworld.org/main/

Description: In English and Spanish. Upside Down World is an online magazine covering activism and politics in Latin America. Founded in 2003, it is made up of work from writers, activists, artists and regular citizens from around the globe. The site covers civil, political, economic, cultural and social rights with a particular focus on Latin America. Materials include news coverage of related issues across Latin America.

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

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--political parties and movements economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--natural disasters economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--drug trafficking civil and political rights--coups and attempted coups economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--extractive technologies

Title: University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna)

URL: http://uthr.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1988 with the aim to challenge the human rights violations experienced by the Tamil community and hold perpetrators accountable as well as create and humanize a social and political space for the community. Activities came to a standstill when a key founding member was assassinated in 1989. Contains briefings, statements, reports, and publications.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--militarization laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, national

Title: The World Uyghur Network News

URL: http://utv.dyndns.org/

Description: In Chinese, Uyghur, Turkish, German, and English. List of human rights-related articles in East Turkestan. Based in Germany. New URL for http://www.uygur.org/enorg/h_rights/human_r.htm.

Captured 3 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--censorship civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--discrimination, political economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--sustainable development

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://we-change.org/

Description: In Farsi, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. Contains articles and reports on frequent government blocking of organization's web content as well as that of other women's rights organizations in Iran. New URL for http://www.change4equality.info/.

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

Videos: 63 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct

Title: Women's World: Organization for Rights, Literature and Development

URL: http://wworld.org/

Description: In English. Women's World (WWORLD) is an organization founded to combat gender-based censorship, defend freedom of expression, support writers who have been silenced or attacked as a result of their work, and encourage the development of women's presses and journals. Since 2003, the organization has operated more as a loose network of organizations and activists rather than as a centralized body. Site contains news, information about WWORLD and partner organizations, original publications, and resources for female writers and presses.

Captured 8 times between Jan 30, 2011 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--censorship civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--freedom of the press civil and political rights--women’s rights civil and political rights--right to self-determination

Title: China Tian Wang Human Rights Service

URL: http://www.64tianwang.com/

Description: In Chinese and some English. Began in 1999 as a web service for missing persons searches. Conducts human rights activities in 30 mainland provinces and cities.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances civil and political rights--discrimination, political laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners armed conflict and persecution--corporal punishment civil and political rights--freedom of speech laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity

Title: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights / Comission Africaine des L'Homme et des Peuples

URL: http://www.achpr.org/

Description: In English and French. Organization in based in Gambia charged with ensuring the promotion and protection of human and peoples' rights throughout the African continent. Contains downloadable documents (reports, bulletins, resolutions)

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--public policy organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--labor rights economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: ADAPT: Free Our People!

URL: http://www.adapt.org/

Description: In English. ADAPT is a national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom. The site contains reports, photographs, newsletters, and videos.

Captured 21 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 18 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing civil and political rights--discrimination, physically disabled economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--physical disability

URL: http://www.adapt.org/

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Title: African Activist

URL: http://www.africanactivist.org/

Description: In English. African Activist is a blog that aggregates and comments on news stories and blog posts about LGBTI issues throughout Africa. Contains news stories, blog posts, and linked resources.

Captured  on Jan 31, 2012

Subject:   civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation

Title: Andean Information Network

URL: http://www.ain-bolivia.org/

Description: In English. The Andean Information Network (AIN) promotes human rights and socioeconomic justice in Bolivia and advocates more humane and effective illegal drug control policies. AIN produces publications and news stories on human rights, environmental rights, indigenous rights, and land rights in Bolivia. Site contains reports, news, and background resources.

Captured 6 times between Jul 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--drug trafficking economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations economic, social, and cultural rights--environment laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma

URL: http://www.altsean.org/

Description: In English. ALTSEAN-Burma (Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma) is a network of organizations and individuals based in ASEAN member states working to support the movement for human rights and democracy in Burma. The network is comprised of human rights & social justice NGOs, political parties, think tanks, academics, journalists and student activists. Site contains reports, publications, press releases, news updates, research guides by topics, photos, maps, and videos.

Captured 18 times between Jul 30, 2010 and Oct 19, 2012

Videos: 15 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

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: The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information: Expanding Human Rights Information and Values in the Middle East and North Africa

URL: http://www.anhri.net/

Description: In Arabic and some English. Central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic on eighteen countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa - Jordan, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Sudan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Qatar, Libya, Oman, Algeria, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Tunisia and Kuwait. Seeks to expand coverage circle to include Mauritania, Somalia and Iran. Based in Cairo, Egypt. Contains press releases, articles, and news items.

Captured 20 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 19, 2012

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--freedom of the press advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--internet advocacy

Title: Association pour la Protection des Droits Humains et des Personnes Detenues / Association for the Protection of Human Rights and Detained Persons

URL: http://www.aprodh.org/

Description: In French, some English. Contains information on human rights abuses, such as sexual violence and torture, in Burundi. APRODH is a non-profuit organization based in Burundi that seeks to combat torture, sexual violence and the abuse of human rights of prisoners by soldiers and police in Burundi.

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination, gender armed conflict and persecution--rape and sexual abuse

Title: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)

URL: http://www.askbd.org/ask/

Description: In English. Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) is a legal aid and human rights NGO in Bangladesh. They focus on human rights monitoring, advocacy (via legal, media, and international channels), legal aid, education, and other programs. They publish a quarterly report on human rights in Bangladesh, and the site also contains other publications.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage

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: BLUE DIAMOND SOCIETY | an organisation for lesbian gay bixesual & transgenders in Nepal

URL: http://www.bds.org.np/

Description: In English and Nepali. The Blue Diamond Society works in Kathmandu to promote LGBTQ rights by documenting and publicizing anti-LGBTQ violence, doing sexual and mental health outreach, providing legal counsel to victims and families of victims of violence, lobbying for policy changes, and organizing high-visibility events like beauty pageants. Site contains news, educational materials and other publications, and photographs.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation

Title: Bekhsoos

URL: http://www.bekhsoos.com

Description: In English and some Arabic. Bekhsoos is a queer Arab magazine published weekly by queer and trans folks at Meem. The site covers topics related to (homo)sexuality in the Arab world. Our objective is to fill the gap of lesbian- and transgender-produced writing in the Arab world through articles, reports, investigations, personal stories, opinion pieces, and creative writing. The materials are all written, and they reflect the goals expressed above.

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

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy civil and political rights--women's rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

URL: http://www.bghelsinki.org/bg/

Description: In Bulgarian and English. Formed in 1992, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee is a non-governmental organization that aims to promote respect for the human rights of every individual, to stimulate legislative reform to bring Bulgarian legislation in line with international human rights standards, to trigger public debate on human rights issues, to carry out advocacy for the protection of human rights, and to popularise and make widely available human rights instruments. Contains news archive, downloads of newsletters, position papers (Bulgarian only), list of publications, legislative documents and human rights resources.

Captured 19 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 68 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--freedom of religion laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform armed conflict and persecution--displacement economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--mental disability economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: El Blog del Narco

URL: http://www.blogdelnarco.com/

Description: Blog del Narco publishes videos, photographs, and news stories related to Mexico's drug war. The authors are anonymous.

Captured 2 times between Feb 07, 2011 and Feb 08, 2011

Title: Communauté des Autochtones Rwandais / Community of Autonomous Rwandans

URL: http://www.caurwa.org/

Description: In English, some French and Kinyarwanda. Non-profit organization that works with and defends the rights of the Batwa indigenous group in Rwanda. Includes background information on the Batwa, documents and reports, photographs and links to other resources. In 2007, Communauté des Autochtones Rwandais (CAURWA) changed its name to Communauté des Potiers Rwandais (COPORWA) because it became politically incorrect and illegal to work with communities drawn around ethnic lines due to the Rwandan Genocide. The organization's latest efforts can be seen at www.coporwa.org

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community development organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, gender economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--poverty economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education civil and political rights--discrimination, socioeconomic

Title: CCHR | Cambodian Center for Human Rights

URL: http://www.cchrcambodia.org/

Description: In English. Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) is an umbrella human rights NGO in Cambodia which offers education on human rights issues, monitors trials, advocates for free speech and freedom of the press, runs land rights campaigns, supports a network of human rights activists and organizations in Cambodia, and creates reports on human rights in Cambodia. CCHR also operates http://sithi.org/, a human rights portal for reporting/monitoring human rights violations, tracking elections, and maintaining lists of human rights NGOs in Cambodia (which is also archived). Site contains news, reports, and educational materials.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--right to self determination civil and political rights--freedom of speech laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--due process armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Centro de Estudios Aplicados a los Derechos Económicos Sociales y Culturales (CEADESC)

URL: http://www.ceadesc.org/

Description: In Spanish. Centro de Estudios Aplicados a los Derechos Económicos Sociales y Culturales (CEADESC) is an indigenous/First Peoples rights NGO based in Bolivia with a Bolivian and international focus. CEADESC supports indigenous causes with lobbying and litigation assistance. CEADESC also publishes reports on indigenous rights issues. The site contains reports and news.

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

Title: Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria / Center for Feminist Studies and Consultancy

URL: http://www.cfemea.org.br/

Description: In Portuguese and English. Contains articles, links, list of PDF publications, and events calendar related to human rights, women's rights (health, sexuality, work, violence) and racial/ethnic discrimination. CFEMEA is a non-governmental organization based in Brasilia, Brazil.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health and pregnancy civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--domestic / household workers

Title: Change for Equality

URL: http://www.change4equality.info/

Description: In Farsi, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. Contains articles and reports on frequent government blocking of organization's web content as well as that of other women's rights organizations in Iran. Deactivated; new URL for organization at http://we-change.org/.

Captured  on Apr 29, 2009

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct

Title: Laogai Research Foundation

URL: http://www.christusrex.org/www1/sdc/laogai.html

Description: In English and some Chinese. Non-profit organization that compiles information on Laogai China's forced labor camps. Contains newsletters from 1995-1996.

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--forced labor

Title: Chronicles of Turkmenistan

URL: http://www.chrono-tm.org/

Description: In Turkmen, Russian, English. The Helsinki Group of Turkmenistan was founded in July 2002 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The group was forced to operate underground but nevertheless its members were systematically persecuted and repressed by the Turkmen authorities, and finally were forced to go into exile. The Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights (TIHR), the successor organization, was established as an independent public organization and registered in November 2004 in Vienna, Austria. The site contains materials on specific subject areas such as freedom of speech and assembly and the rights of ethnic minorities. In addition, articles, news and general reports on human rights are available.

Captured 21 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--freedom of assembly economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation

URL: http://www.chrrmw.org/

Description: In English. The Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) is a general human rights organization in Malawi that focuses on civil rights, women's rights, HIV/AIDS positive rights, disability rights, and LGBTQ rights. CHRR runs a paralegal clinic that gives advice to people whose rights have been violated, a voter education initiative, various HIV/AIDS education initiatives, and gender violence education initiatives. Site contains reports, news, and photographs.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights civil and political rights--women’s rights economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV civil and political rights--discrimination--by type--physical ability discrimination advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations

Title: Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento / Consultants for Human Rights and Displacement

URL: http://www.codhes.org/

Description: In Spanish. Formed in 1992, CODHES is a non-governmental organization that promotes human rights in Colombia, with a special emphasis in assisting those who have been violently displaced by the internal conflict and state violence. Contains bulletins, statistics, reports, list of publications, calendar of events, and links to other resources.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--disappearances civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights armed conflict and persecution--displacement

Title: Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras / Committee of Family Members of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras

URL: http://www.cofadeh.hn

Description: In Spanish. Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras / Committee of Family Members of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH) is a non-governmental organization founded in the 1980s to support the families of people "disappeared" by the Honduran government. The organization conducts legal advocacy work to counter legal impunity of perpetrators, and COFADEH manages a documentation center with testimonies of family members of the disappeared.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--disappearances laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--testimony

Title: Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador

URL: http://www.conaie.org/

Description: In Spanish. Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador (CONAIE) is an indigenous rights advocacy NGO in Ecuador. The site contains news and reports about indigenous rights violations and movements, women's rights, and other rights movements in Ecuador, as well as photographs.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations civil and political rights--women's rights

Title: Congo Panorama

URL: http://www.congopanorama.info

Description: In English and French. Contains news articles, speeches and photographs of daily life and genocide in the Congo.

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--mass killings

Title: Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT)

URL: http://www.cptnacional.org.br/

Description: In Portuguese. Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) is a Brazilian NGO dedicated to rural rights, including farmers' labor movements, land rights, water rights, migrant worker rights, and environmental rights. CPT monitors human rights violations and conflicts. Site contains news, reports, audio, and video.

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

Videos: 74 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture economic, social, and cultural rights--environment economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--right to water

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

Title: Disability Rights International

URL: http://www.disabilityrightsintl.org/

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: Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee

URL: http://www.durbar.org/

Description: In English. Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (Durbar) is an NGO that advocates for the rights of sex workers (including male, female, and transgender sex workers) in the state of West Bengal. Durbar advocates for improving HIV/AIDS policies, provides health care for sex workers, provides education and vocational training for sex workers and their children, creates outlets for the cultural expression of sex workers, fights against human trafficking, finances micro loans for sex workers, and conducts research on sex work and sexual health in West Bengal. The site contains information on initiatives, publications, photographs, and news.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--performing arts civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Educa Oaxaca, Servicios para Una Educacion alternativa A.C.

URL: http://www.educaoaxaca.org/

Description: In Spanish. Servicios para una Educación Alternativa (EDUCA) is an Oaxacan human rights organization that advocates for indigenous rights through economic programs and legal aid. Site contains publications.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights

Title: European Roma Rights Centre

URL: http://www.errc.org/

Description: In English. The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is an international public interest law organization engaging in a range of activities aimed at combating anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma. Materials on the site include news and legal analysis of the human rights situation pertaining to the Roma.

Captured 9 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 5 Videos Captured

Title: FIDA Uganda

URL: http://www.fidauganda.org/

Description: In English. Ugandan affiliate of the International Federation of Women Lawyers; established in 1974. FIDA provides legal aid legal education to defend the rights of women, and advocates for women's legal rights in Uganda. Site contains reports.

Captured 2 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Jul 19, 2012

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--reproductive health

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

URL: http://www.fidh.org/-english-

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: 41 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: FORUM-ASIA

URL: http://www.forum-asia.org/

Description: In English. Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (Forum-Asia) is an umbrella group for Asian human rights NGOs that conducts international advocacy and publishes research. Site contains news, newsletters, publications.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--globalization economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--trade policies

Title: Free Burma Rangers

URL: http://www.freeburmarangers.org/

Description: In English and Thai. Formed in 1997, the FBR aims to bring help, hope and love to people of all faiths and ethnicities in the war zones of Burma, to shine a light on the actions of the dictators' army, to stand with the oppressed, and to support leaders and organizations committed to liberty, justice and service. They conduct relief, advocacy, leadership development and unity missions among the people of Burma. FBR coordinates their activities with all relevant organizations and conducts missions in areas where their presence is requested. They operate with the pro-democracy authorities in their operational areas. The teams trained and resourced, belong to the relevant pro-democracy organizations and areas in which the teams serve. Site contains informational materials for download, a memorial site for deceased FBR members, team leader reports and other documents for download, maps, and photographs.

Captured 24 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--refugees armed conflict and persecution--displacement advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations civil and political rights--democratization armed conflict and persecution--militarization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Frontiers Association [Lebanon]

URL: http://www.frontiersassociation.org/welcome_files/Page339.htm

Description: In English. Frontiers (Ruwad) is a non-profit non-governmental organization based in Lebanon and founded in 2004. Frontiers aims at enhancing and consolidating the human rights culture embodied in the International Bill of Rights and in the Lebanese Constitution on both the individual and collective levels; safeguarding and defending fundamental rights and public freedom of individuals and groups without discrimination; and seeking to be a center for building capacities in order to achieve sustainable human development. Materials are primarily written legal reports and a quarterly newsletter. This is the old URL of Frontiers; the two new URLS (http://frontiersruwad.wordpress.com/ and http://www.frontiersruwad.org/ can be found in the same group).

Captured 4 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--asylum

Title: Frontiers Ruwad

URL: http://www.frontiersruwad.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. Frontiers (Ruwad) is a non-profit non-governmental organization based in Lebanon and founded in 2004. Frontiers aims at enhancing and consolidating the human rights culture embodied in the International Bill of Rights and in the Lebanese Constitution on both the individual and collective levels; safeguarding and defending fundamental rights and public freedom of individuals and groups without discrimination; and seeking to be a center for building capacities in order to achieve sustainable human development. Materials are primarily publications and newsletters. This is the less active current URL of Frontiers; the more active URL (http://frontiersruwad.wordpress.com/) and the inactive URL (http://www.frontiersassociation.org/) are also included in this archive.

Captured 2 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Jul 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--refugees laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--asylum

Title: CNLT I Conseil National Pour Les Libertés En Tunisie I Tunisian Human Rights Politics

URL: http://www.geocities.com/for_dem_lib

Description: In French, Arabic, English, Spanish. CNLT addresses issues of political freedom and civil liberties in Tunisia. Their site contains newsletters, reports, and the organization's founding documents.

Captured 3 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of the press laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--due process

Title: Manipur Update

URL: http://www.geocities.com/manipurupdate

Description: In English. The Manipur Update is a monthly newsletter published by Human Rights Alert. Human Rights Alert is a non-governmental, voluntary organization of individuals committed to the cause of human rights. Its members are drawn from human rights defenders, journalists, lawyers, academics, health workers and community workers of Manipur. The mission of the publication is to represent the conditions of the Manipur people since their incorporation into India by the British. Articles cover disappearances, women's experiences, rape, first person accounts, and lists of victims.

Captured 3 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 29, 2010

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances civil and political rights--discrimination, gender armed conflict and persecution--mass killings armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation civil and political rights--rape and sexual abuse

Title: GMWQ

URL: http://www.gmwq.org

Description: In Chinese. Organization does work and legal consulting around citizens' rights. Contains a forum, legal information, and other resources.

Captured 2 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jul 29, 2009

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--displacement economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

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