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Political Science: Human Rights

Human Rights Websites

 

Amnesty International Library 
http://web.amnesty.org/library/engindex 
This is an archive of most of the reports, news releases, and urgent actions published by Amnesty International from 1996 to date.  Publications may be viewed by countries, regions, sub-regions, or themes. The site also features a search interfact for the library of documents with options and limits.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 
http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/c1470.htm 
Country reports submitted annually by the U.S. Department of State to Congress.  Reports "cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights."  Areas covered include Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the New Independent States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, and the Near East.

Human Rights Watch 
http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/ 
This is the website for Human Rights Watch, an independent, nongovernmental organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. The site offers reports investigating human rights abuses in many countries in all regions of the world. The site also features audio, video, and photo essays.

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