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The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) was founded in 1985 and is now considered one of the oldest and most professional non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Egypt. EOHR is a non-profit NGO working within the framework of the principles established in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments regardless of…

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Organization logo: New Woman Foundation (NWF)

The New Woman Foundation (NWF) is an Egyptian feminist non-governmental organization. NWF believes in women’s unconditional right to freedom equality and social justice and consider women’s social, political, economic, citizenship and reproductive rights as an integral part of human rights. They utilize news sources, public statements, and campaigns focused on female workers, freedom of association,…

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Elhak Center for Democracy and Human Rights is a civilian company working in the field of democracy and human rights and the Center seeks to consolidate the concepts of democracy, tolerance and acceptance of others in addition to helping create new generations of lawyers and journalists able to lead and monitor the process of democratic…

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Organization logo: Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC)

The mission of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission is to promote, defend and advocate internationally recognized human rights norms in a nonpartisan manner, both within and outside of Congress, as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other relevant human rights instruments.

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Hundreds of past and present cases of nonviolent conflict exist.  To make these cases more accessible, the International Center for Nonviolent Conflict is compiling summaries of them.  Each summary aims to provide a clear perspective on the role that nonviolent civil resistance has played or is playing in a particular case.  

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Amnesty’s vision is of a world in which every person – regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity – enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other internationally recognized human rights standards.

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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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Organization logo: The Kurdish Human Rights Project (KHRP)

The Kurdish Human Rights Project promotes awareness of the situation of the Kurds in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey and the former Soviet Union. KHRP reports on human rights conditions in these countries, monitors legal developments, and trains lawyers to bring human rights cases before international bodies. Countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, former Soviet Union.

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