The Norwegian Helsinki Committee (NHC) is a non-governmental organisation working to ensure that human rights are respected in practice. It does this through monitoring, reporting, teaching and democracy support.
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Uzbek – German Forum for Human Rights (UGF) is a German based NGO aimed at improving the human rights situation in Uzbekistan and strengthening and promoting civil society. UGF was established and registered in Berlin in July 2008 as a joint venture of Uzbeks and Germans with the purpose of furthering Uzbekistan Human Rights advocacy…
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) fosters awareness of and support for democracy and human rights in Bahrain and the Middle East.
The Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA) is a non-governmental human rights organization based in France that researches and advocates human rights issues in Central Asia, including political prisoners, torture prevention, labor rights, refugees, rule of law, freedom of expression, and freedom of conscience.
The Cotton Campaign is a global coalition of human rights, labor, investor and business organizations dedicated to eradicating child labor and forced labor in cotton production. Their goals are to end the state systems of forced labor in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan’s cotton sectors. They pursue their goals by advocating to the governments of Uzbekistan and…
This report assesses the activities of organized crime groups, terrorist groups, and narcotics traffickers in general in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, focusing mainly on the period since 1999. This assessment has made extensive use of books, journal articles, and other reports available in the Library of Congress collections.
This guide is based upon the IDC Core Position and provides supporting authority for each of the IDC’s 10 Core Position principles. The guide provides a concise, user-friendly guide to civil society, UN partners, and government policy makers on some of the key international obligations of states to avoid unnecessary immigration detention and to implement alternatives to detention.
This working paper attempts to map the web of international and regional instruments and mechanisms that together make up the “solid legal framework” relevant to the phenomenon of migration-related detention, which the Global Detention Project defines as the “deprivation of liberty of non-citizens because of their status.”