In English. The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is an international public interest law organisation engaging in a range of activities aimed at combating anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma. Materials on the site include news and legal analysis of the human rights situation pertaining to the Roma.
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European Roma Rights Centre
Fond “V zashchitu prav zakliuchennykh” / Foundation "In defense of the rights of prisoners" [Russia]
In Russian and some English. Covers human rights issues related to the incarcerated.
For Human Rights, All-Russia Public Movement / Obshcherossiskoe Obshchestvennoe Dvizhenie Za Prava Cheloveka
In Russian and English. Content on all types of human rights violations in Russia and surrounding areas. Site contains news articles and downloads of reports and newsletters.
Georgian Young Lawyers' Association [Georgia]
In Georgian and English. Contains publications, press releases, databases related to human rights and maintaining the rule of law. GYLA is a Georgia-based non-governmental organization that aims to promote the rule of law and democratic practices in Georgia and protect human rights and freedoms in Georgia using the rule of law. Members have received threats from unknown persons and have been accused by government of misusing foreign funds and politicizing; organization believes this in retaliation for their criticism of certain governmental practices.
Helsinki Association: human rights are above state and national interests [Armenia]
In English, Armenian, Russian. Organization focuses on human rights in Armenia, especially soldiers' and voters' rights, legal rights, and religious freedom. Contains news, reports, surveys, and photographs. Armenian government has been harassing NGOs dealing with democracy in Armenia since last election. Leader of group was shot by member of Armenian parliament, who later boasted about the incident on television without reprisal.
Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina
In English and Bosnian. The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina was founded on 11 February, 1995. It is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organization. The aim of the Committee is the protection and promotion of human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Materials focus on local community development and rights issues, but the site also includes reports and publications on the human rights situation in Eastern Europe.
Human Rights Center "Viasna" [Belarus]
In Belarussian, Russian, and English. Formed in 1996, Human Rights Center "Viasna" is a non-governmental organization that promotes general human rights in Belarus. Its main areas of focus are free elections, legal rights, and media freedom. Belarusian president has been systematically dismantling all human rights NGOs in Belarus. Group's registration cancelled groundlessly before 2001 election. Site contains news archive searchable by date and topic, reports, and downloads of articles.
Human Rights in East Turkistan
In Chinese, Uyghur, German, and English. List of human rights-related articles in East Turkistan. Based in Germany.
Human Rights in Nizhny Novgorod [Russia]
In Russian and English. Content on unlawful detainment and torture; general human rights as pertains to Russia/Chechnya territorial dispute as well as information on the organization's legal and information center and publications.
IGLYO - International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth and Student Organization
In English. IGLYO is the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth and Student Organization. It was created in 1984 as a reaction to the need for better co-operation among local, regional and national LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) youth and student organizations. IGLYO is a major source of information relevant for local youth groups and organizations. IGLYO’s work aims to build the capacity of its member organizations by providing spaces where information could be exchanged and shared. The website reflects this focus on networking and information sharing, including a variety of reports and information on conferences and networking events.