This compendium aims to serve as a comprehensive guide for civil society actors engaging in the third cycle of the UPR and is presented in four parts. Part 1 offers a concise introduction to the UPR. Following this, Part 2 provides an up to date guide for civil society on how best to engage with the UPR. Part 3 offers advice, and examples of best practices, for strengthening national CSO coalitions, specifically relating to the UPR. Finally, Part 4 provides non-state actors in the UPR with a resources toolkit for engagement.
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The second Universal Periodic Review of the United States’ human rights record took place in 2015, allowing many indigenous groups to speak on their experiences working with the United States to preserve their rights and dignity.
This is the second edition of the annual European Islamophobia Report (EIR) whichwas presented for the first time in 2015. New countries are included in this year’s
EIR; while 25 countries were covered in 2015, the report for 2016 includes 27 country
reports. EIR 2016 is the result of 31 prominent scholars who specialize in different
fields such as racism, gender and Islamophobia Studies. In the years to come we
will attempt to include more countries in our report. Our final aim is to cover and
monitor the developments of Islamophobia in all European countries.
A conversation with Salvadoran human rights defenders Mirla Carbajal, lawyer with the Human Rights Institute of the Universidad Centroamericana, and Dina Cabrera, community activist and survivor of the Santa Cruz massacre; and Philippe Bourgois, Professor of Psychiatry and Anthropology at UCLA and survivor of the Santa Cruz massacre.
El noveno informe sobre Derechos Humanos y Conflictividad en Centroamérica, correspondiente al periodo 2013-2014, documento que hace un panorama general e integral de la situación de derechos humanos en la región como resultado de un esfuerzo del Equipo Regional de Monitoreo y de Análisis de Derechos Humanos en Centroamérica, conformado por ocho organizaciones de la sociedad civil que trabajan en derechos humanos en El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica y Panamá.
Findings of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) on the period of unrest in Bahrain in 2011, and recommendations to the Government of Bahrain to prevent similar events.
This program from Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) takes complaints on behalf of individual victims of human rights abuses to the Special Procedures of the United Nations.
The Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam (CDHRI) is a declaration of the member states of the Organization of the Islamic Conference adopted in Cairo, Egypt, in 1990, which provides an overview on the Islamic perspective on human rights, and affirms Islamic sharia as its sole source.
The Arab Charter on Human Rights (ACHR) was adopted by the Council of the League of Arab States on 22 May 2004 and affirms the principles contained in the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.