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  1. GMWQ [China]

    In Chinese. Organization does work and legal consulting around citizens' rights.

  2. Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra / Landless Rural Workers' Movement [Brazil]
    http://mst.org.br

    In Portuguese. MST's main areas of focus are agrarian reform and community development. The MST has been peacefully occupying unused land since 1985 and distributing it among landless peasants for them to work it, develop education projects etc. MST members have been criminalized, prosecuted and investigated illegally by the Judiciary and military police of the Rio Grande do Sul State. The Prosecutor has declared the movement illegal and their members have been incarcerated and investigated. Site contains mp3s of MST music, posters from events, political graphics, videos, interviews, forum, and news.

  3. NISGUA: Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala
    http://nisgua.org

    In English. NISGUA is a U.S. based non-governmental organization that links people in the U.S. with the Guatemalan people and their grassroots struggles for justice, human rights, environmental protection, and dignity. The website includes coverage of news pertaining to Guatemala and Central America more generally, and information regarding campaigns on trade and development, impunity, land rights and militarization.

  4. Survival International: The Movement for Tribal Peoples

    In Spanish, French, English, Italian and Dutch. Offices in Spain, France, United Kingdom, Italy and the Netherlands. Formed in 1969, Survival is an international organization supporting tribal peoples worldwide. Site contains news (sorted by tribe and country), videos, blogs, media kits, photographs, downloads of publications, and online store.

  5. Taiwan Association for Human Rights

    In Chinese and English. Formed in 1994, TAHR focuses on all areas related to human rights and is the longest-running human rights organization in Taiwan. Contains news on latest campaigns and projects.

  6. University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna) [Sri Lanka]
    http://uthr.org/

    In English. Formed in 1988 with the aim to challenge the human rights violations experienced by the Tamil community and hold perpetrators accountable as well as create and humanize a social and political space for the community. Activities came to a standstill when a key founding member was assassinated in 1989. Contains briefings, statements, reports, and publications.