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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: For Human Rights, All-Russia Public Movement / Obshcherossiskoe Obshchestvennoe Dvizhenie Za Prava Cheloveka

URL: http://zaprava.ru/

Description: In Russian and English. Content on all types of human rights violations in Russia and surrounding areas. Site contains news articles and downloads of reports and newsletters.

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

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, political laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity ,  civil and political rights--freedom of assembly laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform

Title: Youth Initiative for Human Rights

URL: http://yihr.org/

Description: In English, Serbo-Croatian and Albanian. Formed in 2003, YIHR aims to provide protection for the victims of violations of human rights, establish new connections between the post-war generations and enhance the participation of youth in the processes of transitional justice by promoting the truth about the wars in the former Yugoslavia. Site contains reports and newsletters for download, news, press releases, information on programs, and individual pages for YIHR offices.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--discrimination, political advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--truth commissions economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Procuraduría General de la Nación: República de Colombia

URL: http://www.procuraduria.gov.co/

Description: In Spanish. Official government website for the ombudsman of Colombia. Contains news, publications, photographs, audio and video materials, and an event calendar. The Procuraduría oversees state employees in their exercise of their public duties. Within the ongoing peace process between the state and paramilitry forces, the Procuraduría is charged with promoting participatory mechanisms for the victims. They are organizing a project that archives the non-judicial materials produced in the course of the prosecution of paramilitary crimes: testimonies, objects, photographs. Organization has limited funding and security concerns associated with what is a highly controversial peace process between the state and the paramilitaries. Links between paramilitary forces and state agents have been publicly denounced, and in certain cases proved in court.

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

Videos: 548 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--public policy organizations

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Ethiopian Human Rights Council

URL: http://ehrco.org/

Description: In English. Formed in 1991, EHRCO is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works towards building a democratic system, promotes rule of law and due process, and encourages and conducts human rights monitoring. Site contains documents for download, photos, and information on the organization.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--detention civil and political rights--freedom of speech,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law

URL: http://bureau.kz/

Description: In English, Russian, and Kazakh. Organization focuses on all aspects of human rights in Kazakhstan. Headquarters of organization burned down in 1999; fire determined to be arson. Director of branch of organization died under suspicious circumstances in 2000. Kazakhstani government has history of harrassing and suppressing human right NGOs. Site contains news articles and information on organization's activities.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--harassment and humiliation armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity ,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform

Title: Association for Human Rights Legal Aid

URL: http://ahrla.org/

Description: In Arabic and English. Reports on human-rights violations and provides legal assistance to victims. Shut down by government in September 2007 on ground of accepting foreign funds without government permission. Site contains news articles and other information related to human rights in Egypt.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture armed conflict and persecution--refugees advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct,  laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--impunity ,  advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations

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