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Last Updated:
July 07, 2006  
©2006 Robert J. Beck. 
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rjbeck AT uwm DOT edu

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IGOs and NGOs | Human Rights Documents, Publications

    General Sources:  University

  • DIANA has been established by the Schell Center, the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights, the Center for Electronic Text in the Law, the Yale Law Library and the University of Cincinnati College of Law Library. It is designed to promote the creation, preservation, organization, and dissemination of primary and secondary electronic materials critical to human rights research and advocacy.
  • Eastern and Central European Internet Directory for Human Rights - The European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder).  This page offers a comprehensive collection on links and sites with reference to Human Rights issues in Europe and the NIS.
  • Human Rights Library - University of Minnesota - this award-winning resource features more than 6,000 Documents and offers search engines for human rights documents
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity - a joint initiative of the University of Ulster and the United Nations University.   A central resource on the internet for those in the area of conflict resolution and ethnic conflict, it is intended to serve not only academic researchers but also policy-makers and practitioners.
  • The University of Michigan Law School Refugee Caselaw Site - seeks to promote transnational analysis of refugee law by advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers committed to the effective implementation of international standards.  Currently collects, indexes, and publishes selected recent court decisions that interpret the legal definition of a "refugee." It presently contains cases from the highest national courts of Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


General Sources:  Non-University

  • The Australian Human Rights page was set up by Victor Perton MP to provide access to papers and hotlinks relating to human rights. It focuses on Australian issues and matters but also contains a compendium of international links.
  • Derechos Human Rights is the first Internet-based human rights organization. 

    The organization's purpose is to work for the promotion and respect of human rights all over the world, for the right to privacy and against impunity for human rights violators.   The organization uses the internet as its primary information and communication tool.   Derechos works with human rights organizations in Latin America and the world to provide accurate and timely information on the human rights situation in their countries, as well as opportunities to help.  It also coordinates several human rights mailing lists, publishes an internet human rights journal, and works on the preservation of memory and for justice for the disappeared.

  • Law - Hieros Gamos - a comprehensive legal site with over 12,000 original pages and more than 10,000 links.
  • Migration and Ethnic Relations, World Wide Web Virtual Library edited and maintained by K. Pouliasi
  • WomensNet is a non-profit computer network for women, activists, and organizations using computer networks for information sharing and increasing women's rights.