Human Rights Digital Library
Human Rights Digital Library
*See also my Death Penalty page*
Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism
California State University, San Bernardino
"...is a nonpartisan domestic research and policy center that serves the region and nation by examining the ways that bigotry, advocacy of extreme methods, or the use of terrorism deny civil or human rights to people on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or other relevant status characteristic. The center seeks to aid scholars, community activists, government officials, law enforcement, the media and others with objective information to aid them in their examination and implementation of law and policy.
Includes case law, state and federal anti-hate laws, legislative proposals, and other countries laws.
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."
Forced Migration Online (FMO)
"Forced Migration Online (FMO) provides instant access to a wide variety of online resources dealing with the situation of forced migrants worldwide. Designed for use by practitioners, policy makers, researchers, students or anyone interested in the field, FMO aims to give comprehensive information in an impartial environment and to promote increased awareness of human displacement issues to an international community of users."
Sections include: Digital Library ; Web Catalogue ; Regional Resources ; Thematic Resources ; Handbooks & Guidelines ; Image Database.
George Washington University - The National Security Archive
"...an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
[Iraq] 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.
Michigan Refugee Case Law Site
"The site currently collects, indexes, and publishes selected recent court decisions that interpret the legal definition of a "refugee." It presently contains cases from the highest national courts of Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States."
University of Michigan Law School
Preliminary Bibliography: Crimes of Honour
"This bibliography has been prepared under the auspices of the Project on Strategies of Response to Crimes of 'Honour' a joint project between CIMEL (Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law) and INTERIGHTS (International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights). It includes annotations of published material from books and journals followed by case summaries."
Truth Commissions Digital Collection
"...truth commissions are bodies established to research and report on human rights abuses over a certain period of time in a particular country or in relation to a particular conflict. Truth commissions allow victims, their relatives and perpetrators to give evidence of human rights abuses, providing an official forum for their accounts."
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