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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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Democracy & Human Rights in East & Southeast Asia
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Content-Rich American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): Science & Human Rights Program Program based on the premise that "scientific societies should encourage international respect for the human rights standards": projects & features; alerts; directory of human rights resources on the Internet; thesaurus of economic, social, & cultural rights
Content-Rich Amnesty International Report
New 2007; 2006; 2005; 2004; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999; 1998
Amnesty International's annual documentation of human rights violations in countries of the world
Content-Rich Amnesty International Report: Asia and the Pacific
New 2007; 2006; 2005; 2004; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999; 1998
Amnesty International's annual regional summary for human rights violations in the Asia-Pacific region
Annex: Human Rights, Country & Legal Information Resources on the Internet Paper by Elisa Mason of the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford (February 15, 2001)
Annual Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom: New 2007; 2006;2005; 2004; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000 Annual reports to Congress on the status of religious freedom around the world by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor, U.S. Department of State (PDF format)
Content-Rich Annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index: New 2007; 2006; 2005; 2004; 2003; 2002 Compiled by Reporters Without Borders
Approaches to Human Rights in Southeast Asia One of Asian Perspectives Seminar Series (Sept. 1999; PDF format)
Asia-Pacific Centre for Human Rights & the Prevention of Ethnic Conflict Center founded "to promote the teaching & research of human rights in the Asia-Pacific region [&] to provide online access to Asian & Pacific human rights documents & resources"
Asian Human Rights Commission "an independent, non-governmental body ...[seeking] to promote greater awareness & realisation of human rights in the Asian region": programs; reports; papers; publications
Center for Religious Freedom: Country Profiles Reports & documents for selected countries, including China, Indonesia, North Korea, & Vietnam
Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats "a forum for sustained discussion of changing developments occurring in the countries and the region as a whole, as well as assessing liberal solutions to political, economic, social and cultural challenges in Asian democracies"
Content-Rich Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
New 2006; 2005; 2004; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999; 1998; 1997; 1996
Annual reports by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the U.S. Department of State
Content-Rich Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: East Asia and the Pacific
New 2006; 2005; 2004; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999; 1998; 1997; 1996
Annual reports by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the U.S. Department of State
Cross-National Indicators Of Liberal Democracy, 1950-1990 From The Inter-university Consortium for Political & Social Research, a downloadable study by Kenneth A. Bollen
Democratic Transitions & the Role of Islam in Asia An Asian Perspectives Seminar (Oct. 2000)
Digital Freedom Network Organization dedicated to promotion of human rights around the world through Internet technology: current events; people in prison; survivors of tyranny; violators of freedom; handbook; defenders of freedom; literature of freedom; reading list; links
Focus on Human Rights One of the Asian Perspectives Seminar Series (Sept. 1998; PDF format)
Forum-Asia NGO launched "to facilitate collaboration among human rights organizations in Asia so as to develop a regional response for the promotion of human rights & democracy in the region"
Freedom House: Freedom of the Press Survey
New 2006; 2005; 2004; 2003; 2002
Freedom House's survey of press freedom country by country; charts & statistics; map of press freedom
Freedom in the World Freedom House's annual surveys monitoring political rights & civil liberties around the world
A Guide for Human Rights Reporting on the Internet From Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (April 1998)
Human Rights for Workers (HRFW) "focuses on how globalization affects working men & women and on how it creates the need to incorporate the human rights of workers into global rules"
Content-Rich  Human Rights Watch World Report
New 2007; 2006; 2005; 2004: Human Rights & Armed Conflict; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999
Human Rights Watch's annual reports with regional & country overviews, & coverage of special issues
Content-Rich Human Rights Watch World Report: Asia
New 2007; 2006; 2005; 2003; 2002; 2001; 2000; 1999
Human rights developments in Asian countries from Human Rights Watch's annual reports
International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House "accurate & up-to-date information on freedom of expression issues & abuses"
International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission "a permanent international body whose main purpose is to investigate allegations of grave breaches and serious violations of international humanitarian law"
Content-Rich MOST (Management of Social Transformations) Clearing House on Linguistic Rights UNESCO program aiming at "furnishing information useful for the peaceful & democratic management of societies characterized by cultural & ethnic pluralism": MOST policy on linguistic rights; international legal instruments; constitutions; bibliography
Content-Rich NATLEX Database International Labour Organization's "bibliographic database that contains information on national laws on labour, social security & related human rights"
Popular Development and Democracy: Case Studies with Rural Dimensions in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Kerala Olle Törnquist's essay commissioned under UNRISD Research Programme on Civil Society & Social Movements (2002) (PDF format)
Press Freedom Guardian Searchable & browseable database at Yale Law School
Privacy International "a human rights group formed in 1990 as a watchdog on surveillance and privacy invasions by governments and corporations"
Project Syndicate: The Human Rights Revolution Monthly commentaries on whether "aspirations for universal human rights standards lead to greater human dignity, or ... end in clashes between competing visions of the truth"
Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (May 2001) Available in HTML & PDF formats
Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record 2003-2004 - East Asia and Pacific Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Dept. of State (May 2004)
Think Centre (Asia) "an independent political think-tank which critically examines issues related to political development; democracy; rule of law; human rights & civil society"
Content-Rich United Nations Documentation Research Guide--Special Topics: Human Rights Human rights documents of charter-based & treaty-based UN bodies
Content-Rich United Nations Human Rights Website - Treaty Bodies Database Information on the committees established to monitor the implementation of the principal international human rights treaties: committee members, documents, reporting status, & status of ratification
Content-Rich University of Minnesota Human Rights Library Human rights documents & materials; human rights search engines; other information at the Library
U.S. Dept. of State: Democracy Issues in depth; publications; eJournals; links
U.S. Dept. of State: Human Rights Issues in depth; key documents; publications; eJournals; links
World History of Democracy Writings on the world history of democracy by Steve Muhlberger & Phil Paine, with chronologies, bibliographies, & Internet resources
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