Human Rights


Universal Human Rights Index of United Nations Documents


Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, 1789

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948

CONVENTION CONCERNING THE ABOLITION OF FORCED LABOUR (25 Jun 1957

AMERICAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, "PACT OF SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA" (22 Nov 69)

US Senate Report on Ratification of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, March 24, 1992

Human Rights Interactive Network

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights

US Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, 1993 and 1994

International Criminal Tribunal on the Former Yugoslavia

AFRICAN [BANJUL] CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS, adopted June 27, 1981

Hugo Slim, "Military Humanitarianism and the New Peacekeeping: An Agenda for Peace?" Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, December 1995

Comfort Ero, "ECOWAS and the Subregional Peacekeeping in Liberia," Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, December 1995

Jim Whitman, "A Cautionary Note on Humanitarian Intervention," Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, September 1995

Cedric Thornberry, "Peacekeepers, Humanitarian Aid, and Civil Conflict," Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, September 1995

Karen Parker Page on Humanitarian Law

Human Rights in an Interdependent World by Rigoberta Menchu Tum, September 28, 1995

Priorities for the Next Century by Thabo Mbeki, September 29, 1995.

University of Minnesota, Human Rights Library

Diana, International Human Rights Database

Human Rights Watch

"Information Technology and Political Control in Singapore" by Garry Rodan

HIJRA INTERNATIONAL ONLINE

Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

Human Rights Watch World Report, 1997

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Minority Rights Group

Nordic Newsletter of Asian Studies, "Do Human Rights and Asian Values Go Together?" December 1996

Viet Magazine, "THE NOTION OF "ASIAN VALUES" IS A MYTH," THI LAM (Pacific News Service)

"USA, a country in need of human rights" China Daily, March 5, 1997

World Organization Against Torture

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Asian Human Rights Commission

Global Exchange

Human Rights Server

University of Pennsylvania Library, Human Rights Bibliography

1993 Bangkok NGO Declaration on Human Rights

Lao Human Rights Council

50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human Rights, Asia and the Pacific

Ambassador Bill Richardson, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Address to UN Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, March 25, 1998

Human Rights in Turkey

Reference Documents, Foreign Affairs, Trade, Human Rights and Non-Proliferation Persist as Central Themes in U.S.-China Dialogue, (11/20/96-11/26/96)

Digitial freedom Network

Reporters sans frontieres

Focus on Justice

Czech Helsinki Committee

Female Genital Mutilation: An Issue of Cultural Relativism or Human Rights?

Amartya Sen, "Human Rights and Asian Values," The New Republic, July 14-July 21, 1997

TRANSCRIPT: PRESIDENTS CLINTON, JIANG DEBATE RIGHTS, TIANANMEN, 27 June 1998

PRESIDENT CLINTON REMARKS AT BEIJING UNIVERSITY, 29 June 1998

David J. Scheffer, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, U.S. Department of State, Address on the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, September 16, 1998

Stuart E. Eizenstat, Under Secretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs; John Shattuck, Assistant Secretary for
Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; and Robert Seiple, Special Representative for International Religious Freedom, U.S. Department of State, On-the-record briefing on the International Religious Freedom Act, Released by the Office of the Spokesman, Washington, DC, October 9, 1998

David J. Scheffer, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, U.S. Department of State, Address at Dartmouth College, "Human Rights and International Justice," Hanover, New Hampshire, October 23, 1998

David J. Scheffer, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, U.S. Department of State, Remarks before the 6th Commitee of the 53rd General Assembly, "The International Criminal Court," New York, NY, October 21, 1998

EXECUTIVE ORDER, IMPLEMENTATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS TREATIES, 10 December 1998

Harold Hongju Koh, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, On-the-record briefing on U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue, As released by the Office of the Spokesman, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, January 13, 1999

Harold Hongju Koh, Assistant Secretary  for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State, Testimony Before the House Committee on International Relations, Washington, DC, January 20, 1999

Harold Hongju Koh, Assistant Secretary  for For Democracy, Human Rights And Labor, U.S. Department of State, Testimony Before the Subcommittee On Human Rights and International Operations of the Committee on International Relations, "Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices For 1998," U.S. House Of Representatives, Washington, DC, February 26, 1999

Harold Hongju Koh, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Remarks before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, "Human Rights in the Republic of Turkey," Washington, DC,  March 18, 1999

Human Rights in China

Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism

Shashi Tharoor, "Are Human Rights Universal?" World Policy Journal,  Vol. XVI, No. 4 (Winter 1999/2000)

United Nations, Hign Commissioner for Human Rights, National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Theo van Boven, "Human Rights and Rights of Peoples," European Journal of International Law, Vol. 6, no. 3 (1995)

Kenneth Cmiel, "The Emergence of Human Rights Politics in the United States," The Journal of American History (Vol 86, no. 3) December 1999

U.S. Department of State, Testimony by Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary for Global Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary for Global Affairs, "Commitment to Human Rights," May 24, 2001

Michael E. Parmly, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights, House International Relations Committee, "The UN Commission on Human Rights: A Review of its Mission, Operations and Structure," Washington, DC , June 6, 2001

Lorne W. Craner, "Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record 2003-2004," Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Testimony before the House Committee on International Relations, Washington, DC, July 7, 2004

Mohamed Elmasry, "The De-colonialization of Islamic Culture: The role of language, religion and tradition," Media Monitors Network, April 6, 2007

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Tunisian Progressive Basit bin Hasan: Why There's Opposition to Human Rights in Arab Society," Special Dispatch Series - No. 1810, January 11, 2008

R. Green, "Controversy in the Arab World Over ICC Indictment of Sudan President Al-Bashir," Middle East Media Research Institute, No. 457, July 24, 2008

Samuel Moyn, "Human Rights in History," The Nation, August 30/September 6, 2010 edition


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