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The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization with the mission to end disappearance and uphold human dignity along the U.S.-Mexico border. Colibrí works in solidarity with the families of the disappeared to find truth and justice through forensic science, investigation, and community organizing.

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La misión es promover el acceso a la justicia para grupos en situación de vulnerabilidad y la rendición de cuentas de las autoridades para el fortalecimiento del Estado Democrático de Derecho vía el fortalecimiento de las víctimas, acciones jurisdiccionales y la incidencia en políticas públicas.

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NGO  |   Research  |   Civil and political rights  |  

Founded in Seoul in 1996, The Citizens’ Alliance for North Korea (NKHR) is the world’s first and oldest NGO Devoted fully to the advancement of human rights in North Korea. NKHR aims to create a solid foundation for the reunification of North and South Korea. NKHR have played a significant role in making the North…

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The Voluntary Force at the Service of Childhood and Health (BVES) contributes to the promotion, protection and defense of children’s fundamental rights. Its goal is the effective application of the United Nations convention and its optional protocols of 20th November 1989 relating to Children’s Rights. BVES also supports other international, regional and national bodies working…

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Alkarama is an NGO defending the victims of human rights violations in the Arab world – including violations of the right to life, to physical and mental integrity and to Civil and Political Rights – by using in priority international law mechanisms. Alkarama also helps to promote a culture of human rights in the Arab…

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The Terai Human Rights Defence (THRD) Alliance aims to achieve social justice in Nepal through equality and non-discrimination via the institutionalization of effective social justice delivery mechanisms.

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The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) works to produce a free easy-to-access database of metrics, summarising human rights performance in countries around the world. HRMI aims to be comprehensive by producing metrics that cover the full range of rights embodied in international law, particularly the collection of international treaties known as the International Bill of…

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NGO  |   Campaign/outreach  |   Enforced disappearances  |  
Organization logo: Asociación Pro-Búsqueda

Pro Búsqueda es una organización sin fines de lucro que nace como una iniciativa de familiares de niñas y niños desaparecidos durante el conflicto armado. Investiga casos de desaparición forzada de menores durante el conflicto armado en búsqueda de su paradero y conocer la verdad de los hechos.

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Organization Logo: Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo

Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo es una organización no gubernamental creada en 1977 cuyo objetivo es localizar y restituir a sus legítimas familias todos los niños desaparecidos por la última dictadura argentina. Las Abuelas siguen buscando a sus nietos, hoy adultos, pero también a sus bisnietos -que, como sus padres, ven violado su derecho a…

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Organization Logo: Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EEAF)

The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (Equipo Argentino de Antropología Forense, EAAF) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit, scientific organization that applies forensic sciences – mainly forensic anthropology and archaeology – to the investigation of human rights violations in Argentina and worldwide. EAAF was established in 1984 to investigate the cases of at least 9,000 disappeared people in…

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