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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 69 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

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: Human Rights in Iran - Human Rights & Democracy for Iran

URL: http://www.iranrights.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Arabic and English. The Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation, an organization created for the promotion of human rights and democracy in Iran, created www.iranrights.org for the dissemination of information about human rights, democracy, and provides research, documentation and outreach.

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Videos: 9 Videos Captured

Subject:   Human rights--Iran--History laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation Executions (Law)--Iran.

Title: Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

URL: http://ehrc.org.et/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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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

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: 373 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: 568 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: 13 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: 36 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

Title: Ligue des Droits de la Personne dans la Région des Grands Lacs / League for the Defense of Human Rights of the Great Lakes

URL: http://ldgl.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In French and some English. Human rights umbrella group, with members from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda. Contains reports, documents, bulletins, and presentations related to human rights in the region.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--discrimination, gender civil and political rights--good governance economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: International Committee of Solidarity for Political Prisoners in Tunisia

URL: http://membres.lycos.fr/polprisoners/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Arabic, French and German. ICSPPT calls upon the Tunisian authorities to put an end to the sufferings of more than 1000 Political Prisoners who are all detained within extremely inhumane conditions because of their political and intellectual beliefs. Contains gallery with photos and bios of deceased, imprisoned, bulletins, reports, articles, an online forum, and signatures of individual and organization supporters.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--political prisoners armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--discrimination, political civil and political rights--discrimination, religious laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

Title: Women Living Under Muslim Laws

URL: http://www.wluml.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, French, Arabic, Russian, Chinese (traditional and simplified). Contains news organized by region and subject, downloadable publications, action alerts, and presentations. International solidarity network that extends to 70 countries ranging from South Africa to Uzbekistan, Senegal to Indonesia and Brazil to France. Offices in the United Kingdom, Senegal and Pakistan.

Captured 23 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 44 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--discrimination, gender armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence armed conflict and persecution--honor crimes

Title: Almaty Helsinki Committee

URL: http://www.humanrights.kz/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Russian and English. Human rights organization in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstani government is has history of harrassing and suppressing human right NGOs. Contains news articles, press releases, and reports.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of religion civil and political rights--democratization

Title: Tibet Online

URL: http://tibet.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

Videos: 28 Videos Captured

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

Title: Kosovo: the land of the living past

URL: http://kosovo.net/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Contains information on Orthodox Christians, a minority Christian group, in Muslim Kosovo.

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

Videos: 16 Videos Captured

Subject:   civil and political rights--freedom of religion laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings armed conflict and persecution--war crimes armed conflict and persecution--terrorism economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq

URL: http://ncciraq.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

URL: http://www.tchrd.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. Formed in 1996, organization first Tibetan non-governmental human rights organization to be established in exile in India. It aims to promote and protect human rights of the Tibetan people in Tibet. Contains reports, news articles, and newsletter.

Captured 16 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 6 Videos Captured

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--death penalty civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--police misconduct advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--hunger strikes

Title: Helsinki Association: human rights are above state and national interests

URL: http://hahr.am/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Armenian, Russian. Organization focuses on human rights in Armenia, especially soldiers' and voters' rights, legal rights, and religious freedom. Contains news, reports, surveys, and photographs. Armenian government has been harassing NGOs dealing with democracy in Armenia since last election. Leader of group was shot by member of Armenian parliament, who later boasted about the incident on television without reprisal.

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

Videos: 14 Videos Captured

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations armed conflict and persecution--torture civil and political rights--elections and electoral activities civil and political rights--freedom of religion civil and political rights--freedom of assembly civil and political rights--freedom of the press laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights civil and political rights--democratization

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

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna)

URL: http://uthr.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: Ethiopian Human Rights Council

URL: http://ehrco.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Public Movement "Multinational Georgia"

URL: http://www.pmmg.org.ge/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Russian, Georgian. Formed in 1999, PMMG is an umbrella organization which provides resource support and cooperates with the representatives of the more then 18 diaspora and 56 grass-root NGOs working in the field protection of rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic groups residing in Georgia. Contains reports for downloads, information on regional branches and activities, and a forum.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--freedom of religion armed conflict and persecution--conflict resolution economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--identity, ethnic

Title: Taiwan Association for Human Rights

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

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: Kenya National Commission on Human Rights: Enhancing the Realisation of Your Rights

URL: http://www.knchr.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. The KNCHR is an Independent National Institution established by an Act of Parliament to lead in protecting and promoting human rights in Kenya. The Commission focuses on investigating complaints, providing redress, campaigns and advocacy, research,policy and legislation, economic,social and cultural rights, education and capacity building and institutional strengthening. Director was investigated by the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission, possibly related to the organization investigations of government corruption. Contains news items, photographs, and publications for download.

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

Subject:   civil and political rights--discrimination, ethnic and racial civil and political rights--women's rights laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--judicial reform

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

URL: http://nepaldalitinfo.net/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

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

URL: http://rnddh.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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: Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

URL: http://kabissa.org

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. IHRHL, established in August 1988, is a non-political, non-profit, independently funded community-based structural human rights education, research, public interest advocacy and documentation; national organization with its national, state and rural offices in the oil rich Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Its primary objective is to effectively create a culture of rights and responsibilities through its bottom-up programs in Nigeria. Site contains reports for download, news, press releases, and photographs.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--community organizing civil and political rights--good governance

Title: Uyghur Human Rights Project

URL: http://uhrp.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

Videos: 173 Videos Captured

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

Title: The Lesbian and Gay Equality Project

URL: http://equality.org.za/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English. LGEP is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that works towards achieving full legal and social equality for lesbian and gay people in South Africa. Site contains documents for download on various activities.

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

Subject:   advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Institute of Human Rights

URL: http://hrights.ru/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Russian. Contains information on all types of human rights violations in Russia and surrounding areas. Organization run by one person.

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

Subject:   laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--legal proceedings

Title: Radio Okapi

URL: http://radiookapi.net/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

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

URL: http://movimientodevictimas.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

URL: http://idh-rd.org.do/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: Isis Internacional

URL: http://isis.cl/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish. In 1974, Isis was founded in Chile with the aim to document women's struggles worldwide. Programs focus on violence against women, health, documentation and information resources on the topic of women and gender. Contains documents, newsletters, catalog of publications.

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

Subject:   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 armed conflict and persecution--domestic violence

Title: Directorio Democrático Cubano / Cuban Democratic Directorate

URL: http://directorio.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In Spanish and English. Directorio works for democracy in Cuba by way of a civic, nonviolent struggle. Site contains news articles, PDF versions of publications, and lists of Cuban political prisoners.

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

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--torture laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--prisons and prisoners advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--economic policy civil and political rights--right to information civil and political rights--democratization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--nonviolence

Title: Sudan Human Rights Organization

URL: http://shro-cairo.org

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

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

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

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

Title: Burma Issues: Information for Action, Campaign for Peace, Grassroots Education and Organizing

URL: http://burmaissues.org/

Collection: Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Description: In English, Thai, and Karen. Burma Issues is a project of the Peace Way Foundation, founded in 1990 and acts as a private, a non-profit organisation devoted to a peaceful resolution to Burma's struggle for human rights and democratic rule. Contains videos, reports (PDF), photographs, newsletters (PDF), documentation centre database, and information about the project.

Captured 12 times between Apr 29, 2009 and Oct 19, 2012

Subject:   armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--press and media coverage advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists civil and political rights--democratization advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation

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