The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental, non-profit organisation who doesn’t work by any ideology. SNHR documents violations committed by the parties to the conflict against the Syrian people. SNHR aims to ensure victims rights are not exploited and perpetrators are exposed for their crimes as a first step towards…
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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
DPLF is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, nongovernmental organization based in Washington, D.C., working to strengthen the rule of law and promote respect for human rights in Latin America through applied research, strategic alliances with actors in the region, advocacy activities and the effective communication of our message.
The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is a coalition of twenty-one human rights NGOs in Zimbabwe who while having their own objectives, are concerned with the level and nature of organized violence and torture in the country perpetuated mainly, though not exclusively, by state agents and their ancillaries. The Forum’s mission is to…
After the Rwandan genocide, the country struggled to implement justice and provide the closure needed to rebuild the social structure of the country. In 2002, the government decided to use community based Gacaca courts to try the majority of cases in order to expedite the justice process. This Human Rights Watch report analyzes the use of community-based courts for handling post-conflict justice.
In 2006 the Security Council created the Serious Crimes Investigation Team (SCIT) to resume the investigative functions of the former Serious Crimes Investigation Unit. This page follows the work of the SCIT, and provides analysis on the issue of justice vs. reconciliation in East Timor.
The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission works to educate and empower people on human rights issues and to continue to support all individuals to understand, realize and exercise their rights.