Human Rights RSS Feeds
Site - hrw.org
About Site - Human Rights Watch have researchers investigate human rights crises in some 90 countries around the world. Their work has led to significant change. They address the underlying causes of human rights abuse, they help to bring change at the highest levels of society, by compelling government and international institutions to take action.
Site - unhcr.org
About Site - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. They work to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home.
Site - youtube.com/user/UNOHCHR
About Site - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.
Site - youtube.com/user/hrcmedia
About Site - HRC envisions an America where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality at home, at work and in every community. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
About Site - The IACHR is a principal and autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (“OAS”) whose mission is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere. It is composed of seven independent members who serve in a personal capacity. Installed in 1979, the Commission is one of the institutions within the inter-American system for the protection of human rights (“IAHRS”).
Site - freedomhouse.org/blog
About Site - Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom around the world. Freedom House acts as a catalyst for freedom through a combination of analysis, advocacy, and action. They also empower frontline human rights defenders and civic activists to uphold fundamental rights and to advance democratic change.
Site - blog.amnestyusa.org
New York | Washington, D.C.
About Site - Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. They work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. Currently the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, they investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world.
Washington, DC / NYC / Houston
About Site - Human Rights First is an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals. They believe American leadership is essential in the struggle for human rights so we press the U.S. government and private companies to respect human rights and the rule of law.
Site - bhr.stern.nyu.edu/blog
New York, NY
About Site - The Center offers classes, conducts research, and carries out projects on current business and human rights challenges. Their mission is to challenge and empower business leaders to make practical progress on Human Rights. They aim to equip business leaders with essential knowledge about human rights through our course offerings at Stern, research, and our textbook.
Site - blogs.lse.ac.uk/humanrights
About Site - The LSE human rights blog is a student-led project based in the Centre for the Study of Human Rights. It is a place for open discussion of ideas, events, and critical views on the topic of human rights – whatever the term means to you.
Site - ncac.org/category/blog
New York, NY
About Site - NCAC is a national non-profit committed to protecting and defending First Amendment and free expression rights. NCAC is dedicated to protecting rights and principles guaranteed by the First Amendment. They report on incidents of censorship and provide support and resources to people facing challenges to freedom of inquiry and expression.
Site - enoughproject.org/blog
About Site - The Enough Project seeks to build leverage for peace and justice in Africa by helping to create real consequences for the perpetrators and facilitators of genocide and other mass atrocities. Enough aims to counter rights-abusing armed groups and violent regimes that are fueled by grand corruption, crime and terror, and the pillaging and trafficking of minerals and other natural resources.
Site - rightsinfo.org/blog
About Site - RightsInfo builds knowledge of and support for human rights in the UK by producing engaging, accessible and beautifully presented online human rights content. Human rights protect us against injustice. They make our society fairer and more equal. But the human rights system remains fragile. Understanding of & support for human rights in the UK is low. RightsInfo’s mission is to reverse that trend.
Site - ajws.org/blog
About Site - American Jewish World Service is the first and only Jewish organization dedicated solely to ending poverty and promoting human rights in the developing world. Inspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, AJWS works to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world. Today, AJWS is one of the top human rights funders in the world.
Site - reiffcenterblog.cnu.edu/all
Newport News, VA
About Site - The Reiff Center seeks to raise awareness of the horrors of genocide, human rights violations, and conflict and to study ways in which to overcome these scourges by examining the international and national application of human rights, conflict resolution, and peace studies.
Site - humanrights.ca/act/blog
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
About Site - The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights. Their aim is to build not only a national hub for human rights learning and discovery, but a new era of global human rights leadership. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the first national museum to be built in nearly half a century, and the first outside
Site - hhrjournal.org/category/blog
About Site - Health and Human Rights is an international journal dedicated to advancing health as an issue of fundamental human rights and social justice. Health and Human Rights is an online, open-access publication. Health and Human Rights provides an inclusive forum for action-oriented dialogue among human rights practitioners.
Site - unfoundationblog.org
About Site - The United Nations is the one international organization with the reach and vision capable of solving global problems.The UN Foundation, a public charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes. Through their campaigns and partnerships, they connect people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems.
About Site - Civil Rights Defenders is an independent expert organisation founded in Stockholm in 1982 with the aim of defending human rights, in particular people’s civil and political rights. They also support and empower human rights defenders at risk on four continents. Their vision is a peaceful and secure world with freedom and justice for all.
Site - humanrightseurope.org
About Site - The Council of Europe promotes human rights and democracy. Founded 1949, the organisation now covers virtually the entire European continent. The Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals.
About Site - The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) works to promote and protect human rights, including the right to development, through collaboration and cooperation among human rights organisations and defenders in Asia and beyond. It is committed to building a peaceful, just, equitable and ecologically sustainable community of peoples and societies in Asia.
About Site - BIHR is an independent human rights charity that is committed to challenging inequality and social justice in everyday life in the UK. They want a society that has become stronger because all human beings are equally valued, can participate fully and are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Site - hrionline.org/blog
About Site - Human Rights Initiative of North Texas are lawyers and social workers, pastors and students. We are regular working people. Through a network of dedicated volunteers, Human Rights Initiative helps those who have suffered terrible wrongs at home for worshipping their God. They want to promote international human rights through local service to refugees and immigrants who have suffered human rights
Site - venezuelablog.tumblr.com
About Site - Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights, a blog hosted by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), is a unique resource for journalists, policymakers, scholars, activists and others interested in understanding Venezuelan politics and human rights. WOLA envisions a future where public policies in the Americas advance human rights and where justice overcomes violence.
Site - adhrb.org/category/blog
About Site - Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) fosters awareness of and support for democracy and human rights in Bahrain by engaging with key actors within the US government to advocate for stronger US policies that support human rights for the Bahraini people.
Site - odhikar.org/category/news
About Site - Odhikar has been able to established itself as one of the leading human rights organisations of the country. The principal objectives of the organisation are to raise the awareness of human rights and its various abuses, on the one hand and to create a vibrant democratic system through election monitoring on the other.
Site - jhr.ca/en/blog
About Site - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is Canada’s leading media development organization. They train journalists to report on human rights and governance issues in their communities. When the media puts a spotlight on human rights, people start talking about the issues and demanding change. A strong, independent media is a referee between governments and citizens.
Site - nchrd.org/category/news
About Site - The Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) is a coalition of Chinese and international human rights non-governmental organizations. The network is dedicated to the promotion of human rights through peaceful efforts to push for democratic and rule of law reforms and to strengthen grassroots activism in China.
Site - castancentre.com
About Site - Based in the Law Faculty at Monash University, The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law seeks to promote and protect human rights through the generation and dissemination of public scholarship in international and domestic human rights law. The Centre maintains this blog to enable frank open discussion about various human rights topics.
Site - hrc.berkeleylawblogs.org
About Site - The Human Rights Center promotes human rights and international justice worldwide and trains the next generation of human rights researchers and advocates. They believe that sustainable peace and development can be achieved only through efforts to prevent human rights abuses and hold those responsible for such crimes accountable.
Site - cahro.org/blogs
About Site - CAHRO sponsors networking and training conferences for those working within the field of human relations, Civil Rights and Human Rights, youth issues, law enforcement issues, and local and state governance. CAHRO works to advance public policies in support of tolerance and understanding, hate violence prevention, intergroup relations, and human and civil rights for all.
Site - theadvocatespost.org
Minneapolis, MN, USA
About Site - The Advocates for Human Rights works locally and globally to fight injustice, restore peace, save lives and build the human rights movement. The mission of The Advocates for Human Rights is to implement international human rights standards to promote civil society and reinforce the rule of law. The Advocates strengthens accountability mechanisms, raises awareness, and fosters tolerance.
Site - hrcessex.wordpress.com
About Site - Established in 1982, the University of Essex Human Rights Centre is one of the world’s leading centres for the interdisciplinary study of the theory and practice of human rights. Their members are actively engaged in the practice of human rights. Their research is based upon the strategic identification of enduring and emerging human rights challenges.
Site - lphr.org.uk/blog
About Site - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights is a legal charity in the UK that works on projects focused on protecting and promoting Palestinian human rights. Their primary strategic aim is to effect a positive transformation of the urgent and critical human rights situation for Palestinians.
Site - voiceofsalam.wordpress.com
About Site - Voice of Salam is a global platform to raise awareness of a range of social, political, human rights and interfaith issues and give advice about campaigning.
Site - chloemaryland.net/blog
Olney, Maryland USA
About Site - Chloe is active as an adjunct professor at two universities, and she serves as the Director of the Global Program on Violence, Rights and Inclusion at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). Prior to Chloe joining Freedom House, Chloe served as the Senior Advisor for LGBTQ Policy (global) and Human Rights and Governance (Africa) at the US Agency for International Development (USAID)
About Site - Ingrid is South African. She works as a PhD researcher at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights and is a member of the School of Human Rights Research. Her focus falls on issues of international human rights law and international criminal justice. This blog covers all topical issues relating to culture, human rights, traditional values and international criminal justice.
About Site - Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) is an indigenous non-profit, non-governmental organisation registered under the Welfare Organisations Act (no. 03/93). The organisation was founded in 1992 for the sole purpose of ensuring that the Zimbabwean citizens are informed about human rights and are empowered to defend their own rights.
About Site - The Equality and Human Rights Commission is Great Britain’s national equality body and has been awarded an ‘A’ status as a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) by the United Nations. Their job is to help make Britain fairer. They do this by safeguarding and enforcing the laws that protect people’s rights to fairness, dignity and respect.
Site - humanrights.blogs.sas.ac.uk
About Site - The Human Rights Consortium hosted by the School of Advanced Study has been established to facilitate and promote research in human rights in the UK and internationally. The Human Rights Consortium is closely associated with the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, with which it delivers the UK’s longest-running interdisciplinary practice-based MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights.
Site - weblog.uhrp.org
About Site - The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) was founded by the Uyghur American Association (UAA) in 2004. UHRP is a human rights research, reporting and advocacy organization. The organization focuses on promoting human rights and democracy for Uyghurs and others living in East Turkestan. UHRP’s mission is to promote human rights and democracy for the Uyghur people.
About Site - Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition is a resource and advocacy network for the protection and support of women human rights defenders worldwide. The campaign asserts that women fighting for human rights and particularly focusing on women's human rights face specific violations in the course of their work because of their sex and gender.