Title: Latvijas Cilvektiesibu Centrs | Latvian Center for Human Rights
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In English, Latvian and Russian. The Latvian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR) was established in 1993 with a view to promoting human rights and tolerance in Latvia through monitoring, research, advocacy, legal assistance and training activities. In recent years, LCHR main focus has been on two broad areas: human rights in closed institutions, and social integration, which includes all minority-related and tolerance issues, as they represent the most important problem areas of human rights in Latvia. The website contains information on topical issue areas, including social integration, tolerance, and mental disability advocacy.
Language(s): English, Latvian, Russian


Title: Ligue des Droits de la Personne dans la Région des Grands Lacs / League for the Defense of Human Rights of the Great Lakes [Rwanda]
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In French and some English. Human rights umbrella group, with members from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda. Contains reports, documents, bulletins, and presentations related to human rights in the region.
Language(s): English, French


Title: Ligue Rwandaise pour la Promotion et la Defense des Droits de L'Homme / Rwandan League for the Promotion and Defense of the Rights of Man [Rwanda]
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In French. LIPRODHOR was the only independent human rights organisation in Rwanda that maintained human rights monitors at the provincial and district levels. It closed in 2005, but has since reopened.
Coverage: Africa--Rwanda
Language(s): French


Title: MADRE: Demanding Rights, Resources & Results for Women Worldwide
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In English. MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization that uses human rights to advance social justice; MADRE partners with women in communities worldwide (Africa, Latin America, Middle East) to meet urgent, local needs and create long-term solutions to the problems that women face. Site contains information on projects listed by country, opportunities for involvement, blog, videos, press releases, news archive, and position papers.
Language(s): English, French


Title: Magyar Helsinki Bizottsag | Hungarian Helsinki Committee
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In English and Hungarian. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee is an association founded in 1989. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee monitors the enforcement in Hungary of human rights enshrined in international human rights instruments, provides legal defence to victims of human rights abuses by state authorities and informs the public about rights violations. The website contains news articles and publications regarding various issue areas - refugees, law enforcement, access to justice, and ethnic minorities.
Coverage: Europe--Hungary
Language(s): English, Hungarian


Title: Manipur Update
Abstract:
In English. The Manipur Update is a monthly newsletter published by Human Rights Alert. Human Rights Alert is a non-governmental, voluntary organization of individuals committed to the cause of human rights. Its members are drawn from human rights defenders, journalists, lawyers, academics, health workers and community workers of Manipur. The mission of the publication is to represent the conditions of the Manipur people since their incorporation into India by the British. Articles cover disappearances, women's experiences, rape, first person accounts, and lists of victims.
Language(s): English


Title: Memorial [Eastern Europe]
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In English, Russian and German. The International Volunteer Public Organization “MEMORIAL Historical, Educational, Human Rights And Charitable Society” is a volunteer public association. Memorial is a community of dozens of organizations in different regions of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and Georgia. Memorial is a group of specialized research, human rights, and education centers in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and several other cities. The site contains limited textual materials related to human rights, but links to a more comprehensive website with additional materials.
Language(s): English, German, Russian


Title: Minority Rights Group International
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In English. MRG is a non-governmental organization that works with 130 partners in over 60 countries to ensure that disadvantaged minorities and indigenous people can make their voices heard. Through training and education, legal cases, publications and the media, we support minority and indigenous people as they strive to maintain their rights to the land they live on, the languages they speak, to equal opportunities in education and employment, and to full participation in public life. MRG has offices in the United Kingdom, Hungary, and Uganda. Site contains news, information on campaigns, background information, directory of marginalized groups, and documents for download.
Language(s): English


Title: Miraya 101 FM [Sudan]
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In English and Arabic. Radio station in Juba, southern Sudan, sponsored by Fondation Horondelle, UN Mission in Sudan and a number of government agencies in Europe and Canada. News archives back to January 2007, in PDF and html. Human rights and development news, Darfur news. The streaming audio is only archived for one week. Although an agreement was signed permitting UNMIS to operate a radio station, the Khartoum government has continually resisted the mission's efforts to access the country's airwaves.
Language(s): Arabic, English


Title: Moscow Helsinki Group
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In Russian and some English. Moscow Helsinki Group was founded in 1976 as an extension of the international network of Helsinki committees. The website's content is primarily in Russian, but materials in English include news, political analysis, documentation of human rights violations and organization publications.
Language(s): English, Russian


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