Human Rights

Its main purpose is to produce, organize, and disseminate knowledge about sexuality from a human rights perspective, in order to help fight gender inequality and to contribute to the struggle against the discrimination of sexual minorities in the region.
Not for profit human rights organization whose core objective is to foster a culture of human rights in Zimbabwe.
Its aim is to work for a society that is peaceful, free, equal, just and sustainable by a process of empowering people and building a mass movement to uphold human rights. Malaysia.
The Children's Rights Centre is committed to establishing a sustainable children's rights culture in the context of human rights principles. South Africa.
A human rights and relief organisation which is non-governmental (NGO), non-political, and non-discriminating, with the vision of working for the practical realization of human rights in Cameroon by protecting the country’s vulnerable and deficient population. Cameroon.
NGO sites
Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. Adalah's legal work draws on Israeli law, comparative constitutional law, and international human rights standards. The main goal of Adalah's work is to achieve equal rights and minority rights protections for Palestinian citizens of Israel. Their eight fields of interest are cultural and language rights, education rights, religious rights, land and housing rights, political rights, prisoners' rights, Palestinian women's rights, and social and economic rights. Israel.
Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association. The center's activities focus on offering support for Palestinian prisoners, advocating the rights of political prisoners, and working to end torture through monitoring, legal procedures and solidarity campaigns.
Ahali Center for Community Development
Ahali was established to strengthen grassroots activism among Palestinian citizens in Israel through community organizing, as a means to struggle for full citizenship and minority rights, and to ensure the equal distribution of national resources.
Al Mezan Center for Human Rights
Palestinian organization based in Jabalia Refugee Camp, in the heart of the Gaza Strip, working for the protection of the rights of the Palestinian and the democratization of society.
Al Mubadara - Palestinian National Initiative
The main objective of the Initiative is the realization of Palestinian national rights and of a durable, just peace. Palestine.
Al-Haq, the West Bank affiliate of the Geneva-based The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), is a Palestinian human rights organization founded by Palestinian lawyers concerned with the protection and promotion of the principles of human rights and the rule of law. Palestine.
Albanian Human Rights Group (AHRG)
Non-governmental and non profit organization, aiming to work intensively in the field of freedom and human rights in the country.
Aliran Kesedaran Negara (Malay for National Consciousness Movement) is Malaysia's multi-ethnic reform movement dedicated to justice, freedom and solidarity. They are also Malaysia's oldest human rights group, with a consistent record of championing democratic reforms.
Alliances for Africa (AFA)
AFA is an African non-governmental peace, human rights and development organisation.
Amman Center for Human Rights Studies - ACHRS
Regional, scientific, advocacy center for studies, research and training on issues of human rights and democracy. Jordan.
Arab Association for Human Rights (HRA)
HRA was founded to promote and protect the political, civil, economic, and cultural rights of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel and to further the domestic implementation of international human rights principles. Israel.
Arab Center for the Independence of Judiciary and Legal Profession- ACIJLP
This is an NGO that works to reinforce and support the status of justice in the Arab regions, an independence of the judiciary, the legal profession and the respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR)
AOHR's aims are: Call for respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms of all citizens and residents of the Arab world; defend any individual whose human rights are subjected to violations which are contrary to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Egypt.
Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team
EAAF’s work in Argentina has focused on investigating cases of persons who were disappeared during the last military dictatorship (1976-1983). It had conducted missions to assist in other countries like Colombia, Bosnia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Haiti. Argentina.
Armenian Constitutional Right-Protective Centre (ACRPC)
ACRPC contributes to promotion of legal culture of the society in Armenia through scientific activity, education, information dissemination and advocacy.
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Selected news
Human rights: The post-2015 agenda?
Fri Sep 24 2010 - Source: The Broker
The question of the post-2015 (some say 'post-MDG') agenda has perhaps quite a simple answer: let’s get back to basis, let’s get back to human rights.
Israel under review by the UN Human Rights Committee
Mon Jul 12 2010 - Source: Al-Haq
The UN Human Rights Committee will review Israel’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Covenant). Despite that the Committee has reiterated to Israel that it has a duty to implement the Covenant in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Israel continues to deny its responsibilities.
US-Mexico: Lethal force on the border
Thu Jul 01 2010 - Source: Americas Program
Sergio Hernandez Guereca’s short life revolved around the U.S.-Mexico border that ultimately led to his death. A US Border Patrol agent shot the 15-year-old in the face in Mexican territory between Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, and El Paso, Texas.

Migrations - Mon Dec 13 2010
For its annual report on the European borders, Migreurop has chosen to emphasize three main steps of the fights led by the authorities against the candidates to migration: the controls of their movements, detention and deportation. Denouncing the « externalization » process of the European union migratory policy, Migreurop shows how third countries are obliged, through the threat of the reconsideration of cooperation agreements and development aid, not only to readmit the migrants chased from Europe, but also to keep them on their own territory from travelling towards its doors.
Fuente: Migreurop

Durban Review Conference 2009 Children's rights The war on terror: a war on human rights Rights of persons with disabilities
Intellectual Property Rights Internally Displaced Persons Gender-based violence Migrations
Global labour rights Civil and political rights Economic, social and cultural rights - ESCR International Criminal Court
The right to communicate Sexual and reproductive rights The right to adequate housing Child soldiers

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