In English. A portal to human rights related resources including World Conference Against Racism, national human rights institutions, Asian Pacific Human Rights Network, training programs, and publications for order.
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Human Rights Documentation Center
Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law [Nigeria]
In English. IHRHL, established in August 1988, is a non-political, non-profit, independently funded community-based structural human rights education, research, public interest advocacy and documentation; national organization with its national, state and rural offices in the oil rich Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Its primary objective is to effectively create a culture of rights and responsibilities through its bottom-up programs in Nigeria. Site contains reports for download, news, press releases, and photographs.
Ligue des Droits de la Personne dans la Région des Grands Lacs / League for the Defense of Human Rights of the Great Lakes [Rwanda]
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.
In English. Formed in 1990, SAACID (meaning 'to help' in Somali) is a non-governmental organization with offices in Somalia and Australia. Their aim is to increase life options for women, children, and the poor.
Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report
In English. Funded by the Open Society Initiative of West Africa (OSIWA). Site contains complete report for download of the Sierra Leone Truth & Reconciliation Commission's investigation of abuses during the Sierra Leone civil war. There are also versions of the report for high school students and children. Government has ignored or rejected recommendations; there is also a lack of government funding.