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Title: Tahrir Documents

URL: http://www.tahrirdocuments.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Arabic. Tahrir Documents is an ongoing effort to archive and translate activist papers from the 2011 Egyptian uprising and its aftermath. Materials are collected from demonstrations in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and published in complete English translation alongside scans of the original documents. The project is not affiliated with any political organization, Egyptian or otherwise, and is edited by Cameron Hu, Levi Thompson, Elias Saba, and Emily Drumsta. Tahrir Documents welcomes the submission of materials for translation and publication on the website.

Captured 10 times between Oct 30, 2011 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--cultural repositories

Title: Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional

URL: http://archivohistoricopn.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. The Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (AHPN) is a Guatemalan repository that houses, preserves, processes, and disseminates the records of Guatemala’s National Police. The National Police collaborated with the state during Guatemala's 36-year armed internal conflict which, between 1960 and 1996, claimed 200,000 lives and displaced over one million people. The AHPN has formed a collaboration with University of Texas at Austin to make its records available online (https://ahpn.lib.utexas.edu/about_ahpn). The site contains organizational information, publications about the AHPN's materials, legislation concerning the AHPN, links for requesting information, digital photographs, and other links.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--cultural repositories armed conflict and persecution--genocide armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--displacement armed conflict and persecution--war crimes laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--truth commissions

Title: Grupo Tortura Nunca Mais

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: HIC Habitat International Coalition - Global network for the right to habitat and social justice

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Spanish, and French. HIC is an independent, internationally-based, non-profit alliance of some 400 organizations and individuals working in the area of human settlements. HIC organizes and supports organizers in the areas of land and housing rights. The site contains news, a map of urgent action areas, and downloadable documents (reports, training materials, articles, etc.).

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

Videos: 9 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations 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--adequate housing

Title: Women's Initiatives For Gender Justice

URL: http://www.iccwomen.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice is based in the Hague, the Netherlands (the seat of the International Criminal Court), and works globally to ensure justice for women, to advocate for the inclusion of gender based crimes in the investigations and prosecutions of the ICC and to promote the rights of women victims/survivors of armed conflict throughout the ICC justice process, including through their Trust Fund for Victims. The site is comprised of news updates on trials and crimes, reports and publications (including the Annual Gender Report Card), and other resources for activists and educators advocating for women's justice.

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

Videos: 14 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law armed conflict and persecution--war crimes laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial systems, International Criminal Court (ICC)

Title: Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC)

URL: http://www.iccnow.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Spanish, French, and Arabic, with some documents translated into other languages. The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) includes 2,500 NGOs in 150 different countries working to strengthen international cooperation with the ICC. As far as I can tell, this site is mainly an aggregator--in posts a lot documents produced by its constituent groups (many of which we already archive), so it might not be the best use of our data allowance. Also, Columbia already archives it.

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

Videos: 3 Videos Captured

Title: El Blog del Narco

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

URL: http://wworld.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Chinese Human Rights Defenders

URL: http://chrdnet.com/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

Captured  on Jan 31, 2012

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

Title: Frontiers Ruwad

URL: http://frontiersruwad.wordpress.com/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Arabic, French, 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 copies of articles. This is the more active current URL of Frontiers; the other active URL (http://www.frontiersruwad.org/) and the inactive URL (http://www.frontiersassociation.org/) are also included in this archive.

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

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/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Change for Equality

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI)

URL: http://www.refugee-rights.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) promotes human rights for vulnerable refugee populations in situations of conflict and displacement, focusing on Africa. IRRI oversees a network of local NGOs, publishes reports on refugee rights, and helped found the Darfur Consortium (http://www.darfurconsortium.org/), which organizes African NGO and civil society response in Sudan. Site contains publications, lists of local organizations, and other information about IRRI.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--displacement armed conflict and persecution--refugees

Title: MUTAWINAT /مجموعة متعاونات الخيرية - البرامج

URL: http://www.mutawinat.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Arabic. Mutawinat Benevolent Company is a women's, children's, and refugee rights NGO in the Sudan. It provides legal aid, runs a literacy campaign, conducts legal training, and organizes demonstrations and celebrations of International Women's Days. Site contains links, publications, and news.

Captured 3 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations

Title: FIDA Uganda

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: ASADHO - RDC

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

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

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Mongolian LGBT Centre

URL: http://lgbtcentre.mn/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Belarusian Association of Journalists

URL: http://baj.by/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Russian, and Belarusian. The Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) is a freedom of the press NGO in Belarus. BAJ defends reporters' rights and issues weekly and annual reports on the state of freedom of the press in Belarus (which touch on other human rights issues in the region). Site contains news and reports.

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

Videos: 5 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of the press civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--right to information

Title: CCHR | Cambodian Center for Human Rights

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Sithi.org: Cambodian Human Rights Portal

URL: http://sithi.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Promolex

URL: http://www.promolex.md/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Russian, and Romanian. Promo-LEX is a human rights and development NGO in Moldova. Promo-LEX focuses on legal aid, litigation, legislative advocacy, human rights and election monitoring, anti-discrimination work, and education. Site contains news, reports, press releases, and e-newsletters.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation civil and political rights--good governance civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--discrimination

Title: Bine ati venit pe site-ul IDOM

URL: http://idom.md/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Romanian. IDOM is a human rights NGO in Moldova that advocates for patient rights, HIV/AIDS positive rights, non-discrimination for physical ability and mental ability, and prisoners' rights. Their work focuses on advocacy, litigation, education sessions, and human rights monitoring. The site contains reports, publications, links, and news.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--incarceration economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV civil and political rights › discrimination--by type--mental ability discrimination civil and political rights › discrimination--by type--physical ability discrimination civil and political rights--reproductive justice

Title: IACHR Home

URL: http://www.oas.org/es/cidh/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos/Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is an organ of the Organization of American States that works with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to investigate and try human rights cases. Site contains publications and links.

Captured  on Jan 31, 2012

Videos: 47 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial systems--Inter-American Court of Human Rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law

Title: Palestinian Human Rights Organization (PHRO)

URL: http://www.palhumanrights.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Arabic and English. Palestinian Human Rights Organization (PHRO) is a refugee rights NGO focused on the rights of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. PHRO monitors refugee camps, advocates for refugee rights, provides legal aid for refugees, and creates reports and other educational materials about the situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Site contains news, press releases, and reports.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--displacement civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--women's rights

Title: African Activist

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: None on Record: Stories of Queer Africa

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN)

URL: http://swannet.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE)

URL: http://www.sexworkeurope.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE) was established in the Netherlands in 2004 to create a European network of sex workers and allies. The ICRSE organized a conference in 2005, supports member organizations and individuals to collaborate in promoting positive images of sex workers, supports national campaigns to oppose policy proposals that undermine the rights of sex workers, and fights against human rights abuses that result from anti-trafficking and anti-immigration policies. The site contains information on campaigns and membership, news about sex work from around the world, publications, a gallery of photographs, and videos.

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

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--immigration procedures civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking

Title: The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)

URL: http://www.rawa.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Arabic, and Japanese. The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), was established in 1977 as an independent political/social organization of Afghan women fighting for human rights in Afghanistan. Their objectives are to fight fundamentalism and secure democracy for Afghans. RAWA has established schools, orphanages, and soup kitchens, and run trade courses for sex workers. Site contains reports and news as well as extensive photo galleries.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women’s rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education

Title: HURIFO!

URL: http://www.hurifo.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Human Rights Focus (HURIFO) is a Ugandan NGO established for general human rights monitoring and assistance. HURIFO provides legal advice, litigation support, and legal training, and also produces reports, which are available on the site along with photographs and news.

Captured 2 times between Jul 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 8 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons civil and political rights

Title: Movimento Nacional de Luta pela Moradia

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU)

URL: http://www.researchandadvocacyunit.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) is a general human rights thinktank in Zimbabwe which publishes reports on human rights (with a heavy focus on women's rights, transitional justice, and political rights) and runs an assistance program for victims of human rights abuse. Site contains reports.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--transitional jusice civil and political rights--political movements civil and political rights--electoral activity

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

URL: http://pasodelareina.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: COMUNICARTE

URL: http://asociacioncomunicarte.blogspot.com/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. Comunicarte is an organization that creates documentaries about human rights violations and daily life in Guatemala, with a particular focus on indigenous rights and indigenous struggles against corporate oppression. Site includes embedded videos and updates about projects.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--video advocacy advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous populations economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--sustainable development

Title: INSEC Online/Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC)

URL: http://www.inseconline.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Nepali. INSEC Online is a human rights news portal in Nepal run by the largest human rights NGO in Nepal, the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC). INSEC has reporters throughout Nepal who populate the site with news stories, reports, and pieces about overall trends.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation

Title: Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Disability Rights International

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: IHRDA | Defend. Educate. Inform.

URL: http://www.ihrda.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and French. The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa's (IHRDA) mission is to improve the human rights protection mechanisms of the African Union. To this end, IHRDA trains NGO leaders, offers pro-bono legal counsel to NGOs, writes publications on human rights in Africa, and advocates for legal reform. The site contains information on cases, legal mechanisms, and other resources.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial proceedings

Title: AMAZON WATCH Supporting Indigenous Peoples, Protecting the Amazon

URL: http://amazonwatch.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Amazon Watch is an NGO founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin by running various environmental and indigenous rights campaigns. The site contains news, blog posts, and annual reports.

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

Videos: 10 Videos Captured

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

Title: CLEEN FOUNDATION...Justice Sector Reform

URL: http://cleen.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. The CLEEN Foundation (formerly known as the Centre for Law Enforcement Education) monitors the police forces in Nigeria, protests human rights violations, and promotes public safety. CLEEN publishes reports on crime and police activity. Site contains reports and news.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--incarceration

Title: Raddho

URL: http://www.raddho.com/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: Andean Information Network

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Friends of the MST's Website | Friends of the MST

URL: http://www.mstbrazil.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. This site is the English version of the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) site (http://mst.org.br, grouped with this site). 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 and develop education projects. 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 2 times between Oct 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of assembly economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--agriculture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--land rights

Title: Campaign for Good Governance

URL: http://www.slcgg.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) is an NGO advocating for responsible and just governance in Sierra Leone by monitoring elections and local governments as well as human rights abuses. Site contains news and reports.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--electoral activity

Title: Centro por la Justicia y el Derecho Internacional (CEJIL)

URL: http://cejil.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Spanish. Centro por la Justicia y el Derecho Internacional (CEJIL) is a lobby within the Organization of American States for human rights issues; the organization lobbies and advocates for NGOs. Site contains information about cases and publications.

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

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--international law laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial proceedings laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial systems

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

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: La Ligue Tchadienne des Droits de l'Homme (LTDH)

URL: http://www.laltdh.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In French. Established in May 1994, La Ligue Tchadienne des Droits de l'Homme (LTDH) works to promote the protection of human rights in Chad. LTDH strives to end discrimination in all forms and abolish torture. The site contains reports and articles on individuals who have been tortured.

Captured 2 times between Oct 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination

Title: Tibet Info Net

URL: http://www.tibetinfonet.net/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Chinese, German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and Tibetan. Tibet Info Net is a portal for original news stories and other original content about Tibet, including information on protests and human rights violations. Contains updates, images, and background information.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights civil and political rights

Title: Türkiye İnsan Hakları Vakfı/Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT)

URL: http://www.tihv.org.tr/index.php?turkce

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Turkish. Türkiye İnsan Hakları Vakfı/Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) is an NGO established in 1990 to provide treatment and rehabilitation services for torture survivors and document human rights violations in Turkey. Although torture occurred more frequently in Turkey in the 1980s, the HRFT continues to monitor the human rights situation in Turkey and provides aid to survivors. The site contains a few reports and news updates about human rights abuses in Turkey.

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

Videos: 6 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture

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

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: ..:: Minga ::..

URL: http://asociacionminga.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. Asociación MINGA advocates for the human rights of Colombians, particularly indigenous populations. Their focuses include property rights, internal displacement, and monitoring human rights violations. The site contains news on actions, settlements, violations, and other relevant topics, as well as photographs.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--seizure of property armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons

Title: Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT)

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: FORUM-ASIA

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: DROM

URL: http://drom-vidin.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Bulgarian and English. Organization Drom is a Roma rights NGO in Bulgaria that focuses on integrating schools for Roma children. The site contains reports, photographs, and videos.

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

Videos: 9 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education civil and political rights--discrimination--ethnic and racial discrimination

Title: Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF)

URL: http://www.wildaf.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) is a pan-African NGO dedicated to women's rights and legal empowerment via rural development initiatives, violence against women initiatives, increasing women's electoral participation, legal literacy training, and research. Site contains reports, photographs, and news.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination--by type--gender discrimination advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations

Title: Resistencia Honduras

URL: http://www.resistenciahonduras.net/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish with some materials in French, English, and Portuguese. This site is the new domain of http://contraelgolpedeestadohn.blogspot.com

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

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

Title: Iraqi LGBT :: Human Rights and LGBT Issues

URL: http://iraqilgbt.org.uk/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Iraqi LGBT is a human rights organization established in September 2005 in response to the rise in violence against the Iraqi LGBT community that followed the U.S. invasion. The organization runs safe houses in Iraq, rescues persecuted individuals, raises awareness about issues, and advocates for sanctuary. Site contains news, links, calls for action, and photos and audio related to LGBT hate crimes in Iraq.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--hate crimes 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 laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--asylum

Title: Vigilance Soudan

URL: http://www.vigilsd.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In French and English. Maintained by a group of former residents of Sudan. Contains French and English publications of newsletter "Viglance Soudan" as well as news bulletins, links, maps, and chronology of events related to Sudan.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--genocide armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries armed conflict and persecution--refugees civil and political rights--women's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--oil and gas laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--United Nations

Title: Change for Equality

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Haiti Solidarity

URL: http://haitisolidarity.net/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Haiti Action Committee formed in 1991 by a group of California Bay Area activists in solidarity with the Haitian struggle for democracy. Contains PDF versions of Haiti Action Committee publications, background information on political history in Haiti, action alerts, opportunities for involvement, press coverage, and links to other resources.

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

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--sustainable development civil and political rights--women's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--poverty laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners

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

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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 Cubano Pro Derechos Humanos / Cuban Committee for Human Rights

URL: http://sigloxxi.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Procuradaria de Derechos Humanos / Human Rights Ombudsman

URL: http://www.pdh.org.gt/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. Contains background information on human rights, ombudsman's functions and areas of work (protection of senior citizens, prisoners, women, workers, handicapped, children and youth, publications, immigrants, indigenous populations, the environment) and news.

Captured 10 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 152 Videos Captured

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--organized crime economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--indigenous peoples economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--drug trafficking

Title: Association of Non-Profit Organizations in Defense of Voters' Rights

URL: http://golos.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Russian and English. Content on ensuring fair, legal, and democratic voting processes in Russia.

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

Videos: 16 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Fond “V zashchitu prav zakliuchennykh” / Foundation "In defense of the rights of prisoners"

URL: http://zashita-zk.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Russian and some English. Covers human rights issues related to the incarcerated.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--corruption

Title: Human Rights Solidarity [Libya]

URL: http://lhrs.ch/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

URL: http://hrfssaudiarabia.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

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

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

URL: http://reiniciar.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Procuraduría General de la Nación: República de Colombia

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: 545 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: Georgian Young Lawyers' Association

URL: http://gyla.ge/geo/news

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Georgian and English. Contains publications, press releases, databases related to human rights and maintaining the rule of law. GYLA is a Georgia-based non-governmental organization that aims to promote the rule of law and democratic practices in Georgia and protect human rights and freedoms in Georgia using the rule of law. Members have received threats from unknown persons and have been accused by government of misusing foreign funds and politicizing; organization believes this in retaliation for their criticism of certain governmental practices.

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

Videos: 9 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--laws and legislation laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners civil and political rights--freedom of speech advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--legal organizations economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking

Title: Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies

URL: http://eicds.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Arabic. Contains project information, press releases, PDFs of publications, and a database of its library related to democracy and civil rights in Egypt and the Middle East. The Center is a non-governmental organization and its main objectives are the advancement of applied social sciences with special emphasis on Egypt and the Arab World. It is committed to the promotion of responsible dialogue, democracy, peace and development for all peoples in the region. The Egyptian government closed the center in 2000. Its founder, Saad Eddine Ibrahim, and 27 other members of staff were tried and imprisoned on trumped-up charges in 2002. The center re-opened in 2003 but founder remains abroad for fear of imprisonment upon return to Egypt.

Captured 9 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Apr 30, 2011

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

Title: H.I.J.O.S. Guatemala: Hijos e Hijas por la Identidad y la Justicia contra el Olvido y el Silencio / H.I.J.O.S. Guatemala: Sons and Daughters for Identity and Justice Against Silence and Forgetting

URL: http://hijosguatemala.8m.com/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. Contains art gallery related to the disappeared as well as a photo gallery of some of the disappeared. This organization is run as a collective and subsists solely on donations. It focuses on promoting human rights, justice and activities that denounce state violence in Guatemala. They are specially focused on activities with the youth. members of HIJOS are continuously subject to threats that they should cease their educational and legal activities denouncing state violence (especially the involvement of the military in Human Rights Violations). In June 2008, according to Protectionline - Observatorio para la Proteccion de los Defensores de DDHH, organization members received death threats. Threats come from unidentified persons who are believed to be linked with the military.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial armed conflict and persecution--genocide armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Frontiers Association [Lebanon]

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: 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/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Buraku kaiho domei zenkoku renkokai / National Coalition of Buraku Liberation

URL: http://zenkokuren.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Japanese. Contains archive of news items dating back to 1992.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, socioeconomic

Title: Youth Human Rights Movement

URL: http://yhrm.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Russian and English. English portion of site contains program description and news articles. YHRM is comprised of members from 30 Russian states whose areas of focus include racial and ethnic intolerance, army service, voter rights, and youth rights. YHRM's registration revoked in 2007, but then registration committee later acknowledged this as unlawful and reinstated registration.

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

Videos: 11 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--freedom of speech civil and political rights--freedom of assembly advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations

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/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: 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/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Coalition Against Genocide

URL: http://coalitionagainstgenocide.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Contains PDFs of publications, audiovisual materials, posters, press releases, action items, and news items related to the Gujarat genocide and subsequent protests against it. CAG is comprised of individuals and organizations from the United States and Canada who demand accountability and justice for the 2002 genocide in Guajarat, India.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--genocide laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings armed conflict and persecution--crimes against humanity

Title: SAACID

URL: https://saacid.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Formed in 1990, SAACID (meaning 'to help' in Somali) is a non-governmental organization with offices in Somalia and Australia. Their aim is to increase life options for women, children, and the poor.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--children's rights economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--access to healthcare civil and political rights--good governance economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--right to water

Title: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia

URL: http://trcofliberia.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Laogai Research Foundation

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Communauté des Autochtones Rwandais / Community of Autonomous Rwandans

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Comisión de Derechos Humanos de El Salvador / Human Rights Commission of El Salvador

URL: http://cdhes.org.sv/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. Non-governmental organization that conducts human rights advocacy and education. Focuses on issues of health, poverty, education, justice and migration. Contains documents, news items, and information on how to report human rights violations.

Captured 12 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--accountability advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--archives, libraries, and museums economic, social, and cultural rights

Title: Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala / Foundation for Forensic Anthropology - Guatemala

URL: http://fafg.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. Non-profit organization that documents and investigates human rights violations. Carries out forensic investigations to aid the justice system and the families of those disappeared in denouncing and establishing the facts related to human rights violations during Guatemala's violent internal conflict. From 1992-2008, FAFG conducted 946 forensic anthropological investigations related to massacres, arbitrary executions, paramilitary activities, general crime, disasters, forced disappearances, and femicide. FAFG maintains a database with maps, photos, figures and some information on the investigations they have conducted as well as PDFs with their forensic manuals and reviews of their publications reporting on their investigations. Fredy Peccerelli, Omar Girón, José Suassnavar y Leonel Paiz, members of FAFG, received email death threats in May 2008. FAFG has been active since 1997, and its members' security has been compromised since 2002. In their website they document some of these threats. In February 2008, Giron and Peccerelli received death threats to themselves and their families via cellphone.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--forensic anthropology armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists armed conflict and persecution--mass killings armed conflict and persecution--mass graves economic, social, and cultural rights--environment--natural disasters

Title: ASFADDES: Asociación de Familiares Detenidos-Desaparecidos en Colombia / Colombian Association of Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared

URL: http://asfaddes.info/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. Organization which aids and represents the families of people who are detained or missing in Colombia. The directors and members of ASFADDES have been subject to illegal surveillance and death threats from paramilitary groups. They have filed a petition to the Inter American Human Rights Court to require the Colombian state to provide them with minimum safety guarantees. Site contains news articles, background information on organization and its activities, photographs, and educational information on forced disappearances.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--disappearances armed conflict and persecution--paramilitaries advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing armed conflict and persecution--death threats

Title: Comite Helsinki pentru Drepturile Omului / Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in the Republic of Moldova

URL: http://humanrights.md/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Moldovan, and Russian. Contains information on all aspects of human rights in Moldova. Government continues to allow and in some cases condone discrimination based on ethnicity, gender, and religion; in some regions NGOs are routinely threatened and harassed. Contains reports, news, and information on organization's programs.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Miraya 101 FM

URL: http://www.radiomiraya.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English and Arabic. Radio station in Juba, southern Sudan, sponsored by Fondation Horondelle, UN Mission in Sudan and a number of government agencies in Europe and Canada. News archives back to January 2007, in PDF and html. Human rights and development news, Darfur news. The streaming audio is only archived for one week. Although an agreement was signed permitting UNMIS to operate a radio station, the Khartoum government has continually resisted the mission's efforts to access the country's airwaves.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities armed conflict and persecution--weapons--landmines and unexploded ordnance economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--street children economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

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