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NGO  |   Education  |   Rights of other vulnerable groups  |  
Organization Logo: American Kurdish Information Network (AKIN)

The American Kurdish Information Network (AKIN) aim is to increase awareness about the Kurds. AKIN collects, translates, and disseminates information about the Kurds. It hopes to become a valuable resource center for policy makers, scholars, and students of the region. At the same time, it seeks to promote understanding between the Kurds and the Americans.…

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Organization logo: Human Rights Research Association (IHAD)

Human Rights Research Association (IHAD) has been founded by a group including legists, academics and human right activists in 2006 in Ankara. IHAD, as a human rights movement independent from states, governments, political and ideological groups, conducts researching, follow-up, monitoring, reporting and publication activities and projects in different areas of human rights.

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Limited inquiries in response to complaints received by Transparency Vanuatu suggest that over the last 10 years the operation of the judicial system, and particularly the courts, has deteriorated to the point where hundreds of cases have not been dealt with in any depth, judgements never given, and the management of cases has come to halt for unexplained reasons. The objective of this project was to investigate why cases have not progresses nor been finalised in a timely manner.

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IGO  |   Advocacy  |   Children's rights  |  

The SRSG is a global independent advocate in favour of the prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against children. The SRSG acts as a bridge builder and a catalyst of actions in all regions, and across sectors and settings where violence against children may occur. She mobilizes action and political support to maintain…

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This multimedia presentation based on Truth Seeking: Creating an Effective Truth Commission, provides an overview of the essential best practices guiding the main aspects of a truth commission, answering basic questions relating to its goals, powers, operations, framework, protections for commissioners and witnesses, and reporting. Its intention is to provide practical guidelines for practitioners, commission staff, and political leaders on a wide spectrum of experiences that can be adapted to suit the unique social, political, and legal context of the state.

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This publication provides an overview of the essential best practices guiding the main aspects of a truth commission, answering basic questions relating to its goals, powers, operations, framework, protections for commissioners and witnesses, and reporting. Its intention is to provide practical guidelines for practitioners, commission staff, and political leaders on a wide spectrum of experiences that can be adapted to suit the unique social, political, and legal context of the state.

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Citizen video is becoming a powerful new reporting tool. But faked footage threatens to break the trust that is so critical to newsrooms and audiences. Storyful reporter Della Kilroy demystifies the verification process, sharing important lessons for reporters and human rights researchers alike.

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