Prison Culture is an attempt to document how the current prison industrial complex operates and to underscore the ways that it structures American society.
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Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE) is an independent, non-profit human rights organization based in the UK. The organization is dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights of Eritreans at home and all over the world. HRCE believes that all human beings are equal regardless of race, religion, gender and political affiliation and strives…
The UNMISS Human Rights Division, which also represents the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in South Sudan, works to promote human rights in the world
Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education. Since its founding three decades ago, NIJC has been unique in…
Conducts research based on interview with the wives of those missing or disappeared during Lebanon’s civil war, examining their perceptions of the impact on their lives and the lives of their children. Then makes recommendations on how to deal with the history of enforced disappearances to Lebanese policymakers.
The Thai Committee for Refugees Foundation (TCR) works to provide a strategic shift in the protection of refugees, asylum seekers, stateless and internally displaced persons, which will result in more sustainable solutions for refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons in Thailand and in the broader Southeast Asian region.The TCR was founded in August 2010 and…
The Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) is an independent NGO based in Geneva. They work for a world free from torture, where the rights and dignity of all persons deprived of liberty are respected.
In 2000, a Manipuri poet and activist, Irom Chanu Sharmila, decided to adopt a non-violent and peaceful method to seek attention of the Government. She decided to fast for a day but the fast continues till date. The Government has not only ignored her but has also suppressed her by charging her with
DCI-Palestine is dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of Palestinian children in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), as well as other international, regional and local standards.
International Bridges to Justice (IBJ) is dedicated to protecting the basic legal rights of ordinary citizens in developing countries. Specifically, IBJ works to guarantee all citizens the right to competent legal representation, the right to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment, and the right to a fair trial.