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Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

Human Rights Organizations

Amnesty International. Contains new document summaries, publications (including the annual country reports) and links.Their current annual report is available online, older editions are available in the Main (Gardner) Stacks.

Asylumlaw.org. Includes human rights reports on several countries providing resources for case support (country condition information), legal research, and links to other relevant sites in the Case Support section.

The Advocates for Human Rights. In-depth coverage on human rights issues in the US from a legal perspective.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) US Human Rights Page.  ACLU Human Rights Program (HRP) works to hold the U.S. government accountable to universal human rights principles in addition to rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.

Black Lives Matter. International human rights movement which campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people.

Human Rights Watch. One of the most important human rights NGOs worldwide.  Browse of search human rights related publications by country and/or topic. See also Human Rights Watch US.

Human Trafficking Search. Search engine focusing on human trafficking, including human trafficking, child labor, bonded labor and sex slavery.   The site can be searched or browsed and much of the content is full text.

National Economic and Social Rights Initiative. News  and info about economic and social rights in the US.

OneWorld Online. OneWorld is "dedicated to promoting human rights and sustainable development by harnessing the democratic potential of the Internet." 

Report on the United States Human Rights Record. Account of United States Human Rights Record according to the Information Office of the People's Republic of China.

Protection Project. Documents and disseminates information about trafficking in persons, especially women and children, with a focus on national and international law and policy.

US Human Rights Network. Latest info on US Human Rights Issues. The "Resources" Link gives updates on current US issues.

Human Rights Publications