Human Rights



AAAS Directory of Human Rights Sites
Amnesty International
Amnesty International Annual Reports was founded on March 1, 1999 with the sole purpose of using the Internet to help lawyers worldwide prepare the best asylum cases they can.
Bibliography for Research on International Human Rights Law / U of Minnesota
For the Record 2001: The UN Human Rights System / Country by Country Review
Genocide Resources for Teaching and Research / U of Memphis
Provides annotated links, an online bibliography, calls for papers, and more.
Genocide Studies Program / Yale
Human Rights and You: A Guide for the States of the Former Soviet Union and Central Europe [.pdf]
"...this volume compiles basic human rights documents from the United Nations, OSCE, and the Council of Europe." From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1994-1999. /
Human Rights / Yahoo
Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs / WWW Virtual Library
Human Rights Documents / Tufts
Human Rights Net
Human Rights Treaties and Other Instruments / U Minnesota
Human Rights Watch
"Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world." Contains reports, breaking news, current events, organizational campaigns.
Human Rights Watch World Reports
Human Rights Web
Human Rights Library - U of Minnesota
"The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library contains a collection of over ninety of the most important international human rights treaties and other instruments; general comments, recommendations, decisions, and views of human rights treaty bodies; material on the work of other U.N. human rights bodies, including the Commission and its Sub-Commission; the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda; decisions and advisory opinions of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; material from the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Asylum Branch of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service; material on human rights in Africa, human rights education materials, human rights bibliographies; and links to other human rights and international law sites. The treaties and general comments are accessible through a WAIS search device."
International Humanitarian Law Database / Intl. Red. Cross
"...full text of 89 treaties, commentaries on the four Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, a list of signatures, ratifications relating to IHL treaties, and the full text of reservations." From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1994-1999.
Internet Resources on Genocide and Mass Killings
Landmine Information Center / CARE
Web Directory: Landmine Bibliography - from Lawrence Livermore National Lab; print and electronic sources of information on the worldwide landmine problem.
E-Mine: The Electronic Mine Information Network / UN
E-MINE (Electronic Mine Information Network) is a web-based information gateway designed to support both the planning and coordination of global mine action efforts by making available to all partners reliable information on mine action programmes, issues, best practices and technologies.
Karen Parker Homepage for Humanitarian Law
Providing attorneys, journalists, researchers, diplomats and advocates with documents and analyses pertaining to current armed conflicts and human rights violations worldwide. This collection of briefs, memorandums, affidavits, petitions, speeches and country reports may be cited or reprinted for non-income generating educational purposes only. Please credit the author as indicated in the documents.
Project Diana Online Human Rights Archive / Yale
Designed to be a reference tool for research in human rights law, with online litigation documents and links to reference sites throughout the Internet.
UN Documentation Research Guide - Special Topics: Human Rights
United Nations Human Rights Website --Treaty Bodies Database
U.S. Dept. of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Universal Declaration of Human Rights / UN
War Crimes in the 20th Century - an eight part series from National Public Radio.
War Crimes Tribunals: An In-Depth Analysis [Rhodes campus license]