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Digital Library
Indexes & General Directories
Centers, & Organizations (below)
Death Penalty
Rwanda 1994 Genocide
Sudan / Dafur Crisis

Additional Pages of Interest
Criminal Justice
Government Publications
History Gateway
Peace Studies
Political Science


Human Rights Watch

Amnesty International

Committee on Conscience
"...mandate alert the national conscience, influence policy makers, and stimulate worldwide action to confront and work to halt acts of genocide or related crimes against humanity."
Includes "websites documenting genocide, ethnic strife, war crimes, and human rights violations worldwide."
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Crimes of War
"A unique collaboration of journalists, lawyers and scholars that seeks to raise awareness of the laws of war."
Sections include: Magazine ; Essays ; Photo Essays ; Expert Analysis ; Seminars ; Noteworthy ; Gray Zone ; Resources ; Book.

Dafur - See our separate Sudan Crisis - page.

Facing History & Ourselves
"For 30 years, Facing History has been engaging students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry. By studying the historical development and lessons of the Holocaust and other examples of genocide, students make the essential connection between history and the choices they confront in their own lives."

Human and Constitutional Rights
Sections include: Hot Topics ; Country Reports ; International Links ; Regional Links ; Web Resources ; National Links ; Documents.
Maintained by the Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia Law School.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Links to Human Rights pages
Includes links to Journals, Tribunals, Laws, Regional issues, Directories, Mailing Lists, Jobs, & Conferences. "If you are looking for human rights info on an specific country or region, please visit our Human Rights Around the World Site."

The American Anti-Slavery Group
"...We monitor, document, and publicize the plight of slaves around the globe. Our special focus is on black chattel slavery in North Africa and involuntary servitude in the United States."

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