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Human Rights: Non-Governmental Organizations [NGOs]

Unrepresented Peoples

Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organization
"The Unrepresented Nations and People Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent and democratic membership organisation. Its Members are indigenous peoples, minorities, unrecognised States and occupied territories that have joined together to defend their political, social and cultural rights, to preserve their environments and to promote their right to self-determination." Among other groups include Assyria, Brittany, the Hmong, Iraqi Turkmen, Sulu, Taiwan, Tibet, and the District of Columbia.
European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)
"A Roma-led international public interest law organisation working to combat anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma through strategic litigation, research and policy development, advocacy and human rights education."
The Immigrant Institute.
Swedish NGO, "The Immigrant institute is a non-governmental organization whose aim is to be a documentation centre on immigrants, refugees and racism." Includes articles and reports (in Swedish) on the Roma people.

NGO Directories

Charity Vault: Human Rights Charities & Non Profit Organizations
Names and descriptions by country; U.S. directory by State.
The NGO Cafe: NGO Bungee Jumps
Links to varous NGO indices and resources.

NGOs

Amnesty International Reports: Countries
Annual report on the state of human rights in regions and 159 countries from the London-based NGO.
Asian Human Rights Commission
Regional NGO (South Asia: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka; South East Asia: Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia,Phillipines, Thailand; East Asia: South Korea, Hong Kong). Resources section includes country Human Rights Reports, articles, videos, and Special Reports.
Council on Foreign Relations: Human Rights
"An independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries."
Human Rights Links
From B'Tselem - The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories.
Latin American Network Information Center [LANIC]: Human Rights
Regional and Country resources.
Swedish Foundation for Human Rights: Publications

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