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  • Universal Rights Network [*]
    Created to promote the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted by the United Nations on 10 December 1948. Offers a history of human rights, people's stories, current news, and hero biographies.
  • Wikipedia: Human Rights
    Offers information on the legislation, history, philosophy, monitoring, and global abuse of human rights. Includes links to several human rights organizations.
  • Human Rights Web
    Includes history of the human rights movement, information on prisoners of conscience, and links to human rights resources.
  • Global Petitions
    Donate money and sign petitions online for human rights issues around the world. Includes news and forums.
  • United Nations Human Rights Treaties
    Purpose is to enhance access to UN treaties by making materials associated with the treaty system available in electronic and user-friendly forms.
  • Human Rights Documents and Materials
    Houses more than 18,000 core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and other primary international human rights instruments. From the University of Minnesota Library.
  • United for Human Rights
    Offers information on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with public service announcements and publications. Get updated on human rights issues with information kit, DVD, and the Human Rights Handbook.
  • International Human Rights Law Group (1)
    Learn about International Human Rights Law Group, the nonprofit organization of human rights and legal professionals who assist the poor and vulnerable in both civil and criminal proceedings. Sites feature mission, initiatives, news, publications, and global activities.
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights 50th Anniversary
    From the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, celebrating the national coalition formed to promote action that would advance respect for human rights both at home and abroad.
  • International Coalition of Historic Sites of Conscience
    Works with international human rights and social welfare organizations to bring the lessons of the past to bear on contemporary struggles.
  • German Toilet Organization (GTO)
    Human rights organization dedicated to bringing toilets and proper sanitation to the billions of humans lacking basic sanitation and sewage systems.
  • Karen Parker Page for Humanitarian Law
    Documents and analyses pertaining to current armed conflicts and human rights violations worldwide.
  • Human Rights Documentation Center (HRDC)
    Includes news articles and publications. Serves as a portal to human rights resources on the Internet.
  • Rights Maps
    Maps and geographic research for the human rights community.
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    Offers translated version of the statement in several languages.
  • Lesson Plan Unit: Human Rights
    From The New York Times Learning Network.
  • Taking Aim at Small Arms
    A UNICEF exhibit in defense of children's rights around the world with respect to gun control, nonproliferation, and war.
  • Universal Rights Network: Heroes
    Gives biogrophies of such human rights activists as Eleanor Roosevelt, Martin Luter King, Nelson Mandela, Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, and Mother Teresa.
  • Amnesty International USA: Women's Human Rights
    Offers a fact sheet on violence against women as well as its background and worldwide examples of human rights violations against women.
  • Excuses for the Truth: Disappearances and Their Consequences
    Practical information on the struggle against "disappearances." Site is designed to facilitate an exchange of information and experiences for those affected by or working against disappearances.

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