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International Sites - Human rights databases and resource centers

Human rights databases and resource centers

Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (American University, DC)
Integrates the talents of the law school's faculty, students, and research support to create innovative programs that strengthen the respect for and advance the application of the interrelated fields of human rights and humanitarian law. The Center is dedicated to creating opportunities through advanced legal training and research projects, conference and seminar sponsorship, and through its publications.

Derechos Human Rights
The first internet based human rights organization. Derechos works for the promotion and respect of human rights all over the world, for the right to privacy and against impunity for human rights violators. It uses the Internet as its primary information and communication tool.

Human & Constitutional Rights Resources Page
This site contains links to hundreds of human rights organizations at the regional, national and international level. It also features numerous documents and human rights cases from around the world.

Human Rights Education Associates
Supports efforts aimed at introducing human rights concepts and values into educational curricula and teaching practices. HREA is dedicated to quality education and training to promote understanding, attitudes and actions to protect human rights, and to foster the development of peaceable, free and just communities.

Human Rights Internet (HRI)
International documentation center and network on human rights. Information on human rights education and resources, the United Nations and more.

Human Rights Research and Education Center (University of Ottawa)
An extensive on-line list of human rights organizations.

Project Diana: An Online Human Rights Archive

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
Contains the largest online collection of Human Rights Treaties, documents, and links.