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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Economic and social rights  |  
Organization logo: Lebanese Association for Popular Action (AMEL)

The Lebanese Association for Popular Action (AMEL) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization working in Lebanon to promote social, economic, civil and cultural rights for the underprivileged in Lebanon, contribute to building a strong and mobilized Civil Society in order to strengthen national unity and promote democratic values, advocate and lobby for the principles of human…

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Generally the Government respects the human rights of its citizens however a number of issues have arisen relating to the rights of women, conditions in prisons, government corruption and access to education. In 2009 the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) carried out Vanuatu’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The review identified a number of the above concerns…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Children's rights  |  
Organization logo: Defence for Children International (DCI)

Defence for Children International is an independent non-governmental organisation that has been promoting and protecting children

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Freedom of the Press Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping support and defend public-interest journalism focused on exposing mismanagement, corruption, and law-breaking in government. We accept tax-deductible donations to a variety of journalism organizations that push for transparency and accountability, and we work to preserve and strengthen the rights guaranteed to the…

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Civil and political rights  |  
Organization logo: Innocence Project

The Innocence Project is a non-profit legal clinic affiliated with the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University and created by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld in 1992. The project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal…

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Organization logo: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)

The Human Right Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) was established in 1987 as an independent non-government organization. Since then it has developed to become an influential country wide human rights body. The HRCP has established a leading role in providing a highly informed and objective voice on a national level in the struggle for the provision…

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Organization Logo: Amazon Watch

Amazon Watch is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. We partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon’s ecological systems.

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NGO  |   Campaign/outreach  |   Enforced disappearances  |  
Organization logo: Asian Federation Against Involuntary Dissapearances (AFAD)

AFAD is a regional federation of organizations of families of victims of involuntary disappearances from China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand working to promote solidarity, communication, networking and advocacy among its member-organizations and networks.

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