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Web Archive CHRI - Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

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Title

  • CHRI - Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

Summary

  • The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan, international non-governmental organization working in the area of human rights. In 1987, several Commonwealth professional associations founded CHRI, since there was little focus on human rights within the association of 53 nations although the Commonwealth provided member countries the basis of shared common legal system.Through its reports, research and advocacy, CHRI draws attention to the progress and setbacks to human rights in Commonwealth countries. In advocating for approaches and measures to prevent human rights abuses, CHRI addresses the Commonwealth Secretariat, the United Nations Human Rights Council members, civil society and the media on criminal justice concerns. It works on and collaborates around public education programs, policy dialogues, comparative research, media dissemination advocacy and networking on the issues of Access to Information and Access to Justice.CHRI promotes adherence to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Commonwealth Harare Principles and other internationally recognized human rights instruments, including domestic legislation supporting human rights in Commonwealth countries. It is headquartered in New Delhi, India, with offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana.

Created / Published

  • India.

Headings

  • -  Human Rights

Genre

  • website

Form

  • electronic

Repository

  • Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540 USA

Source Url

  • https://www.humanrightsinitiative.org/
  • https://twitter.com/chri_INT

Access Condition

  • Access restricted to on-site users

Scopes

  • -  humanrightsinitiative.org (domain)
  • -  www.nowdonate.com/donate/commonwealth-human-rights-initiative (domain)
  • -  attacksonrtiusers.org/ (domain)
  • -  womenpoliceindia.org/ (domain)
  • -  twitter.com/chri_INT (domain)

Online Format

  • web page

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CHRI - Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. India, 2006. Web Archive. https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0028732/.

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(2006) CHRI - Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. India. [Web Archive] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0028732/.

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CHRI - Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. India, 2006. Web Archive. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0028732/>.