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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Rule of law  |  

EARLA provides legal technical assistance to the legal reform community in Egypt. This community encompasses lawyers, judges, scholars, practitioners, civil society actors, and non-profit organizations invested in promoting the rule of law in Egypt. EARLA works to improve government transparency and accountability, as well as protect media and citizen access to information through the reform…

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The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center is an independent non-profit organization that was founded in 2004 by human rights scholars and lawyers. The mission of the Center is to: establish a comprehensive and objective historical record of the human rights situation in Iran, and on the basis of this record, establish responsibility for patterns of…

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Organization logo: Front Line Defenders

Front Line Defenders is the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. They work to provide fast and effective action to help protect human rights defenders at risk so they can continue their work as key agents of social change.

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Organization logo: No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ)

No Peace Without Justice is an international non?profit organization founded by Emma Bonino and born of a 1993 campaign of the Transnational Radical Party that works for the protection and promotion of human rights, democracy, the rule of law and international justice, and undertakes its work within three main thematic programs: International Criminal Justice; Female…

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Organization logo: European-Bahraini Organization for Human Rights (EBOHR)

EOBHR aims to improve international standards of human rights in Bahrain through active lobbying, including holding the Bahraini government accountable in its commitment to international human rights law along with promoting a human rights culture through mediums included but not limited to media-related awareness campaigns via employing various national, regional and international mechanisms.

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This handout details the importance of empowering citizens to fight corruption, why citizens are effective in curbing corruption, the dynamics of people power, related resources on nonviolence and case studies. Distributed at the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference in November 2010 at Bangkok, Thailand.

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This paper explores the linkages between corruption, violence and poverty, identifies conceptual and practical limitations of top-down, technical approaches to combating corruption, articulates a bottom-up approach, and explores recent cases of civic action to curb corruption and win accountability. First presented at the International Peace Research Association Conference in July 2010 at Sydney, Australia.

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Advocacy  |   Article  |   openDemocracy 

This article details the strategic advantage of nonviolent resistance in fighting corruption by examining anti-corruption efforts among civilians in Indonesia and Kenya. The author concludes that corruption will persist globally as long as people do not become a nonviolent force for fighting such injustice.

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This documentary presents the powerful story of MUHURI, a civil society organization that helps a local community in a Mombasa slum investigate their local Constituency Development Fund and take on the challenge of holding them accountable.

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