Website of the Center for International Policy which promotes a U.S. foreign policy based on international cooperation, demilitarization and respect for basic human rights. Website includes articles, publications, news, and analysis of current issues affecting U.S. foreign relations. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Center for International Policy (washington, D.C.)
Yeshiva University students, recognizing the ongoing genocidal situation in Sudan, have banded together to create Not Now Not Ever, a not-for-profit, humanitarian organization working to alleviate the dire situation. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Since independence Sudan has found itself almost constantly embroiled in civil conflict within its own borders. Throughout the 1990's, Sudan was widely known to sponsor terrorism, having such as including Osama bin Laden from 1991-1996. American sanctions have been in place in Sudan since 1997, the last American ambassador was removed in 1998, and Sudan has been on the US State Departments list of ...
University of Denver - Center on Rights Development
The government of Sudan is responsible for “ethnic cleansing” and crimes against humanity in Darfur, one of the world’s poorest and most inaccessible regions, on Sudan’s western border with Chad. The Sudanese government and the Arab “Janjaweed” militias it arms and supports have committed numerous attacks on the civilian populations of the African Fur, Masalit and Zaghawa ethnic groups. Government forces oversaw and directly ...
The SOVA Center conducts informational and research work on such topics as nationalism and racism, relations between the churches and the secular society, and political radicalism. The Center is also interested in the problems of human rights, especially in the problem of misuse of counter-extremism measures. Initial page appears in Russian; English translation tab in upper right corner. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Homepage of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs containing information on current efforts promoting human rights including actions directly related to the Darfur crisis. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
United Nations - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, works to ensure universal access to reproductive health, including family planning and sexual health to all couples and individuals. UNFPA supports population and development strategies, promotes awareness of population and development issues, and advocates for the mobilization of the resources and political will necessary to accomplish its areas of work. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
With the current political violence in Darfur, and the involvement of various political parties and ethnicities, it's important to a have a comprehensive source that serves as a gateway for the plethora of news on Darfur, and at the same time to have educational and advocacy purposes. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Center for Constitutional Rights (new York, N.Y.)
The Political Terror Scale (PTS) is a yearly report measuring physical integrity rights violations worldwide. The PTS measures levels of political violence and terror that a country experiences in a particular year based on a 5-level “terror scale.” The data used in compiling this index comes from two different sources: the yearly country reports of Amnesty International and the U.S. State Department Country Reports ...
openDemocracy is the leading independent website on global current affairs--offering stimulating, critical analysis, promoting dialogue and debate on issues of global importance and linking citizens from around the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The HIC is a common service for the whole humanitarian community working in the Darfur region of Sudan. Managed by OCHA, the HIC strives to be a common information sharing platform for improved strategic and operational decision making in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Humanitarian Information Centre for Darfur
Physicians for Human Rights mobilizes the health professions and enlists public support, using medical and scientific methods to investigate and expose violations of human rights. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Turtle Talk is the blog for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law. We post news items related to Indian law and politics, with a special emphasis on topics related to Indian tribes in Michigan and the Great Lakes region. We also post announcements about our activities and about the activities of the MSU Native American Law Students ...
Michigan State University - College of Law - Indigenous Law and Policy Center
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
WOLA promotes human rights, democracy, and social justice by working with partners in Latin America and the Caribbean to shape policies in the United States and abroad. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Hip Hop Caucus is a civil and human rights organization for the 21st Century whose vision is to create a more just and sustainable world by engaging more people, particularly young people and people of color in the civic and policy making process. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Official website of Burma Campaign Australia, a network of groups and individuals located around Australia campaigning for peace, democracy, good governance and human rights in Burma. Web Site. Ngo. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Campaign for democracy and human rights in Burma. It brings you information on all the latest activities and happenings in Ireland and abroad on behalf of concerned individuals and groups working to create awareness of Burma Web Site. Ngo. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Website of Shan Herald Agency for News, a non-provite organization based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, which has been publishing reports and periodicals in Shan, Burmese, English, and Thai, featuring politics, literature, human rights reporting and opinion columns concerning current situation in Shan State, Myanmar. Web Site. Press. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The blog aims to bring new judgments of the European Court of Human Rights to the attention of interested scholars, practitioners and students. In doing so, we offer critical analyses of the legal reasoning of the ECtHR by way of short commentaries. Through the blog, we also aim to assess recent legal, political and social developments in Europe through the lens of the Court’s ...
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is an international news and broadcast organization serving Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia, the Middle East and Balkan countries Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The United States Institute of Peace Web site promotes the prevention, management, and peaceful resolution of international conflicts with infromation on research grants, fellowships, professional training, education, conferernces, workshops, library services, and publications. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The mission of the Darfur Rehabilitation Project is to inform the American public about the extensive violations of human rights that have been and continue to occur in the Darfur region of western Sudan; unify the voice of Darfurians everywhere in order to bring increased international attention to the ongoing crimes against humanity in the region; advocate justice for the victims; promote conflict resolution; ...
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University is one of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life. The center works with faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and the public to address ethical issues more effectively in teaching, research, and action. The center's focus areas are business, health care and biotechnology, character education, ...
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (santa Clara University)
Unitarian Universalism, a liberal religious tradition, encourages us to keep open minds, believing that personal experience, conscience, and reason should be the final authorities in religion. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The United States and many advocates of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have long been at odds over the structure, autonomy, and jurisdiction of the Court. While these differences have not been resolved, the U.S. opposition to a United Nations Security Council resolution referring the situation in Darfur region of Sudan to the ICC has rekindled international and domestic attention on America’s policy toward ...
Het laatste nieuws - Help Darfur - Steun de Soedanese vluchtelingen via Helpdarfur.nl.. Wat kunt u doen? Online doneren. Of: Geef uw mening, deel uw gedachten, of geef uw oplossingen! De komende tijd zal er veel geld nodig zijn om de Soedaanse vluchtelingen bij te staan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Stichting Vluchtelingen-Organisaties Nederland
Sudan Organisation Against Torture (SOAT) is an independent non-governmental human rights organisation established in 1993 working in Sudan and UK and has members worldwide. SOAT primary objective is preventing torture and challenging impunity. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit organization created in 1983 to strengthen democratic institutions around the world through nongovernmental efforts Web site. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights. AWID’s mission is to strengthen the voice, impact and influence of women’s rights advocates, organizations and movements internationally to effectively advance the rights of women. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Association for Women's Rights in Development
Masters of Terror is the most complete set of profiles available so far of the key suspects in the 1999 destruction of East Timor. The data in the book is presented here in a highly accessible way. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Darfur Consortium is a coalition of more than thirty Africa-based and Africa-focused NGOs dedicated to the working together to promote a just, peaceful and sustainable end to the ongoing humanitarian and human rights crisis in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
UNDP, the United Nations Development Programme, the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. creates and supports partnerships to fight poverty and leads in advice, advocacy and resources to empower the poor. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Website detailing the activities and policy positions of the ACLU on issues of 1st Amendment freedoms, due process, equal protection, privacy, and on various segments of the American population which have often been denied their Constitutional rights. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Canada has been working actively to address the root causes of conflicts throughout Sudan, which have led to the humanitarian and human rights crises most notably in the south - for which a peace accord was signed 9 January, 2005 - and in the western region of Darfur. Canada works diplomatically through multilateral and bilateral channels to convey the concerns of the Government of ...
Canada - Dept. Of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Women for Afghan Women is dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls, particularly their rights to develop their individual potential, to self-determination, and to be represented in all areas of life: political, social, cultural and economic. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Women for Afghan Women (organization)
Voice of Sudan (VOS) is a weblog featuring news, articles, and commentary on Sudan, Africa's largest country. VOS strives to empower people to stand for human rights, political and religious freedom, and sustainable development affecting Sudanese regardless of race or religion. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
As the UN Security Council prepares to consider referring to the International Criminal Court Sudanese individuals charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur, the Bush administration continues to oppose such a move. However, a majority of Americans (60%) favor referring these cases to the International Criminal Court rather than using a temporary tribunal, as the administration has proposed. Web Site. electronic ...
Global Policy Forum has built this large web site as its primary vehicle for information and outreach. On the site, GPF has published hundreds of original papers on global policy issues, as well as thousands of pages of documents and data. The site is designed to be used by the general public as well as by students and specialists. GPF is based in New ...
This website features high-quality analysis and progressive advocacy on African issues, with particular attention to priority issues affecting the entire continent. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
In Sudan, Crisis Group suggests strategies for peace in Africa's largest country, riven by ethnic and religious divisions, and multiple conflicts, including in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Home page for Human Rights Watch, an organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. We stand with victims and activists to bring offenders to justice, to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom and to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime. We investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
B'nai B'rith International, the global voice of the Jewish community, is the most widely known Jewish humanitarian, human rights, and advocacy organization. BBI works for Jewish unity, security, and continuity in the United States, Israel, and around the world. Today's B'nai B'rith International is a national and global leader in the fight against antisemitism, intolerance, and anti-Israel bias; provides senior housing and advocates on ...