This section is for sites on human rights and liberties. Human Rights and Liberties Issues Society.
Although ideas of rights and liberty have existed in some form for much of human history, there is agreement that the earlier conceptions do not closely resemble the modern conceptions of human rights. (wikipedia)
- Thirteenth Human Rights Watch - World Report 2003 www
Thirteenth annual review of human rights practices around the globe. Rights Watch - World Report 2003. Identifies positive and negative trends within the sphere of human rights in fifty-eight countries, covering the period from November 2001 through November 2002. Human Rights Watch - World Report 2003.
- Active Human Rights Discussion List www
Active mail list and discussion on subject. Rights Discussion List. Bilingual, English y Español. Human Rights Discussion List.
- Human The Human Rights Web www
Human rights resources including links to relevant documents. The Human Rights Web.
- News, Derechos Cafe - A Human Rights Hangout www
News, Cafe - A Human Rights Hangout, articles, links and chat groups about human rights issues. Derechos Cafe - A Human Rights Hangout.
- Studies Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) www
Studies and gathers human rights documentation. Institute of Human Rights (SIM). Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM).
- Confronts Gendercide Watch www
Confronts gender-selective atrocities against men and women worldwide. Watch. Includes a growing database of historical and contemporary case-studies of gendercide, research materials, and up-to-date media coverage. Gendercide Watch.
- A 8th Day Center for Social Justice www
A multi-issue, Day Center for Social Justice, social justice center supported and staffed by 30 congregations of nuns, priests and brothers which promotes analysis and action. 8th Day Center for Social Justice.
- HURIDOCS Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems www
HURIDOCS is a global network of organisations concerned with human rights. Rights Information and Documentation Systems. Functions as a decentralised network in which organisations can handle and exchange information according to their own requirements. Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems.
- Compiled Directory of Human Rights Resources on the Internet www
Compiled by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Human Rights Resources on the Internet. Includes brief descriptions of organizations and contact information. Directory of Human Rights Resources on the Internet.
- Categorised Humanlex www
Categorised links related to the field of international law and international human rights law. Humanlex. In English and French. Humanlex.
- The International Human Rights: The Pursuit of an Ideal www
The goal of this site is to present an objective view of human rights. Human Rights: The Pursuit of an Ideal. Topics that have been researched include the history of human rights and the pioneers responsible for it, and issues germane to the topic. International Human Rights: The Pursuit of an Ideal.
- An Human Rights & Human Welfare: An International Review www
An international review of books and other publications in the area of global human rights. Rights & Human Welfare: An International Review. Published at the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver. Human Rights & Human Welfare: An International Review.
- Highlighting Global Witness homepage www
Highlighting the links between environmental exploitation and human rights abuses, Witness homepage, particularly where natural resources such as timber, diamonds and oil are used to fund conflict. Global Witness homepage.
- A Access Human Rights www
A portal to human rights resources on the net, Human Rights, including news, government bodies, law, and treaties. Access Human Rights.
- Features Earth As It Is www
Features political, It Is, censorship and human rights news from around the world. Earth As It Is.
- Review The United States and 'The Challenge of Relativity' www
Review by US political dissident Noam Chomsky of the United States' own appalling record on human rights - not in the distant past, United States and 'The Challenge of Relativity', but in the last 50 years and continuing right up to this day. The United States and 'The Challenge of Relativity'.
- Rebecca Look Into My I :The Freedom Paintings www
Rebecca Barrington's plea for privacy in the public sector. Into My I :The Freedom Paintings. Eight powerful freedom paintings from the LuLu Eccentrix Art Gallery depicting the loss of freedom. Look Into My I :The Freedom Paintings.
- Features ColorQ Human Rights Corner www
Features stories and links on worldwide human rights violations, Human Rights Corner, particularly issues that receive little attention from the Western media. ColorQ Human Rights Corner.
- Resource Concise Guide to Human Rights on the Internet www
Resource for finding information about human rights on the internet. Guide to Human Rights on the Internet. Links to organizations worldwide addressing human rights issues. Concise Guide to Human Rights on the Internet.
- Provides Human Rights Internet www
Provides human rights publications, Rights Internet, information on children's rights and the UN human rights system, and listing of human rights organizations worldwide. Human Rights Internet.
- Provides HB-Rights.org www
Provides an overview of individual rights, HB-Rights.org, including parent, student, cyber, property and privacy rights. HB-Rights.org.
- ANSA Artists for a New South Africa www
ANSA is a non-profit organization founded and supported by artists, for a New South Africa, activists and others dedicated to furthering democracy and equality in South Africa and civil rights in the U.S. Artists for a New South Africa.
- ESCR-Net International Network for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights www
ESCR-Net brings together diverse groups and activists committed to human rights and social justice in order to share information and strategies, Network for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, establish stronger links across border and disciplines, develop a collective voice, and facilitate collaborative work among members. International Network for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights.
- Site Strategic Choices in the Design of Truth Commissions www
Site seeks to aid decision makers in societies interested in establishing a Truth Commission via analysis of the structure, Choices in the Design of Truth Commissions, design choices, and impacts of past Commissions. Strategic Choices in the Design of Truth Commissions.
- A Falkvinge on Infopolicy www
A blog on civil liberties in the Internet age by Rick Falkvinge, Infopolicy, a former Pirate Party MEP. Falkvinge on Infopolicy.
- Information Human Rights Reporting www
Information about an annual seminar at Columbia University surveying the cutting-edge issues in promoting human rights, Rights Reporting, with a focus on reporting techniques. Human Rights Reporting.
- Protest White Rose www
Protest weblog collective focusing on civil liberties in the United Kingdom and the rest of world. White Rose.
- Discusses IntellectualLoafing.com www
Discusses value of human rights and whether or not governments have the moral right to violate them in defence of human lives. IntellectualLoafing.com.
- Focus World Audit of Democracy and Human Rights www
Focus is on democracy, Audit of Democracy and Human Rights, human rights, press freedom, corruption and the rule of law. Daily news on democracy and human rights, links and e-commerce facilities for human rights publications. World Audit of Democracy and Human Rights.
- From Civil Liberties www
From About. Liberties.com - Columns, link libraries, polls, and discussions about personal liberty issues. Civil Liberties.
- Supports The International Association for Religious Freedom www
Supports freedom of religion and belief as defined by international law. International Association for Religious Freedom. The IARF has general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. The International Association for Religious Freedom.
- Karen Torture by Proxy www
Karen L. Proxy. Snell,a specialist in constitutional litigation and international extradition, comments on Kenneth Starr's comments in The Washington Post suggesting the U.S. should cast aside traditional civil liberties in the fight against terrorism. Torture by Proxy.
- Oversees Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights [UNHCHR] www
Oversees major programs in protecting human rights and implementing international rights agreements. the High Commissioner on Human Rights [UNHCHR]. Includes activities, publications and media centre. Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights [UNHCHR].
- The Anita Roddick www
The founder of the Body Shop reports and comments on activism, Roddick, ethical business, human rights and environmentalism in a global perspective. Anita Roddick.
- Links Comparative Democratization Project, Stanford - Human Rights www
Links to Internet resources on human rights. Comparative Democratization Project, Stanford - Human Rights.
- Non Human Rights Voice www
Non profit organization involved in the sphere of international human rights, Rights Voice, global security, economic development, economic justice and international justice, business and economic rights, and conflict resolution. Human Rights Voice.
- Country-by-country For the Record: The UN Human Rights System www
Country-by-country summary of the work of UN human rights mechanisms. For the Record: The UN Human Rights System.
- An The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law www
An independent academic institution based in Lund, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Sweden, which promotes human rights. Information about research and education, development cooperation projects and publications. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.
- Article The Business of Torture www
Article by Dr. Business of Torture. Sam Vaknin describes some examples of the business of torture in various countries. The Business of Torture.
- Includes Human Rights Education Resource Centre www
Includes searchable databases, Rights Education Resource Centre, full-text education and training materials and interactive distance learning tools on human rights. Human Rights Education Resource Centre.
- Meta University of Minnesota Human Rights Meta Search Engine www
Meta search engine for searching multiple human rights sites. Minnesota Human Rights Meta Search Engine. Library includes a large collection of international human rights, and links to other human rights and international law sites. University of Minnesota Human Rights Meta Search Engine.
- Encompasses Bayefsky.com www
Encompasses the full range of data concerning the application of the UN human rights treaty system by its monitoring treaty bodies since their inauguration. Bayefsky.com.
- Human Human Rights Watch - World Report 2001 www
Human Rights Watch's eleventh annual review of human rights practices around the globe covers developments in 70 countries. Rights Watch - World Report 2001. The report reflects extensive investigative work. Human Rights Watch - World Report 2001.
- Includes Human and Constitutional Rights www
Includes constitutional rights charts, and Constitutional Rights, links to human rights and constitutional rights websites, news, and resources. Human and Constitutional Rights.
- An Martus Project www
An open-source technology tool that assists nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) collect information on human rights abuses. Martus Project.
- Official United Nations Human Rights Day 10 December 2005 www
Official site includes calendar of events, Nations Human Rights Day 10 December 2005, messages, information on the World Programme for Human Rights, documents and information on past observances. United Nations Human Rights Day 10 December 2005.
- A Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change www
A research center dedicated to advancing the understanding and pursuing the goals of the American civil rights movement. Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change.
- Summary United Nations Agreements on Human Rights www
Summary page with links to full document. United Nations Agreements on Human Rights.
- Works The Center for Justice and Accountability www
Works to deter torture and other severe human rights abuses around the world by helping survivors hold their persecutors accountable. The Center for Justice and Accountability.
- Twelfth Human Rights Watch - World Report 2002 www
Twelfth annual review of human rights practices and developments in sixty-six countries, Rights Watch - World Report 2002, covering the period from November 2000 through November 2001. Human Rights Watch - World Report 2002.
- Information Migrants' Rights International (MRI) www
Information and documents relating to the MRI organization, Rights International (MRI), and its campaign to ratify the 1990 convention for migrants' human rights. Migrants' Rights International (MRI).
- Promotes Magnacartaplus www
Promotes civil liberties and provides a watch on any attempts by governments to reduce or interfere with such freedoms. Magnacartaplus.
- E-text Affirmative Action Reconsidered www
E-text of a 1975 monograph by Thomas Sowell that examines the claims and counterclaims surrounding affirmative action as it has been implemented in academia. Affirmative Action Reconsidered.
- An The New Meritocracy: Recent Affirmative Action Developments in Universities www
An explanation of the changes to the meritocracy in Australia achieved by affirmative action. The New Meritocracy: Recent Affirmative Action Developments in Universities.
- Article From the Bloodbaths In East Timor to A Suicide in Alexandria www
Article exposing evidence of US intelligence passing information to Indonesian war criminals and supporting butchery. From the Bloodbaths In East Timor to A Suicide in Alexandria.
- A School of the Americas Watch www
A group devoted to closing and monitoring the US military's "Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation", the Americas Watch, which has trained Latin American dictators. School of the Americas Watch.
- Consulting TwentyFifty Limited www
Consulting firm that places human rights at the centre of its advisory, Limited, training and leadership services on corporate responsibility and sustainability. TwentyFifty Limited.
- An Blood Stained Diamonds www
An investigation of the ethics of the diamond cartel. Stained Diamonds. The purchase of engagement diamonds supports a diamond trade heavily involved in debt bonded child labour and hazardous work practices illegal in the US or Britain. Blood Stained Diamonds.
- New 'Chemical Castration' OK'd For Montana Inmates www
New York Times article about Montana's passage of a law approving, Castration' OK'd For Montana Inmates, but not mandating, the use of chemical castration to reduce the sex drive of offenders who are about to be released from prison. 'Chemical Castration' OK'd For Montana Inmates.
- A Chemical Castration Bill Becomes Law www
A satirical article from The Underground Online imagining chemical castration as the standard punishment for every crime. Chemical Castration Bill Becomes Law.
- Minority Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law www
Minority Advocacy. Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Focuses on Voting Rights, Education, Housing, Lending, Employment, and Public Policy. Contains press releases, links, and job opportunities. Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
- Issues, New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties www
Issues, South Wales Council for Civil Liberties, news, events, and publications, and how to file a complaint. Features letters written by prominent citizens about civil liberties. New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties.
- A MillionSoulsAware.org www
A not-for-profit project aiming to raise awareness of issues of concern. MillionSoulsAware.org. Once a million persons have read the current featured article, the site will cover another topic. MillionSoulsAware.org.
- Nonprofit, IGC - Institute for Global Communications www
Nonprofit, Institute for Global Communications, provides alternative sources of information, and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations. IGC - Institute for Global Communications.
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Alexa Directory Top Sites: Human Rights and Liberties Issues
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dmoz.org Directory: Human Rights and Liberties Issues