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Organization logo: Index on Censorship

Index on Censorship is an international organization that promotes and defends the right to freedom of expression. Index uses a unique combination of journalism, campaigning and advocacy to defend freedom of expression for those facing censorship and repression, including journalists, writers, social media users, bloggers, artists, politicians, scientists, academics, activists and citizens.

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Organization logo: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

The National Human Rights Commission is an expression of India’s concern for the protection and promotion of human rights. The Commission inquires into complaints of human rights violations, intervenes in allegations of human rights violations, studies living conditions of detained inmates, promotes human rights research, and makes recommendations for the effective implementation of international human…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Women News Network (WNN)

Women News Network (WNN) has dedicated itself to bringing global attention to the needs and empowerment of women through online news journalism. Women News Network is a not-for-profit news network bringing in-depth news stories to over 500 UN agencies and NGO affiliates, international offices of legislation, worldwide universities and Schools of Law, as well the…

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Organization logo: The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL)

The Special Court for Sierra Leone was set up jointly by the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. It is mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law committed in the territory of Sierra Leone since November 30, 1996.

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IGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Migration  |  
Organization logo: Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families by its State parties.

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The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) is a quasi-judicial body tasked with promoting and protecting human rights throughout Africa. In addition to performing any other tasks which may be entrusted to it by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, the Commission is officially charged with three major functions: the protection…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Rule of law  |  

Composed of 60 eminent judges and lawyers from all regions of the world, the International Commission of Jurists promotes and protects human rights through the Rule of Law, by using its unique legal expertise to develop and strengthen national and international justice systems. Established in 1952 and active on the five continents, the ICJ aims…

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Organization logo: PeaceWomen

The PeaceWomen Programme promotes the role of women in preventing conflict, and the equal and full participation of women in all efforts to create and maintain international peace and security. PeaceWomen facilitates monitoring of the UN system, information sharing and the enabling of meaningful dialogue for positive impact on women’s lives in conflict and post-conflict…

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The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts Project is an initiative of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights to support the application and implementation of international law in armed conflict. Through its global database and analysis, the Project aims ultimately to report on every concerned State and disputed territory in the…

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Organization logo: Sahara Reporters

SaharaReporters is a groundbreaking website that encourages citizen journalists to report ongoing corruption and government malfeasance in Africa. Using photos, text, and video dynamically, the site informs and prompts concerned African citizens and activists globally to act, denouncing officially-sanctioned corruption, the material impoverishment of its citizenry, defilement of the environment, and the callous disregard of…

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