Action Without Borders
Action Without Borders connects people, organizations and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Action Without Borders is independent of any government, political ideology or religious creed.
Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote internationally recognized human rights. Amnesty International’s vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. The organization has more than a million members and supporters in over 140 countries and territories.
Article 19: The Global Campaign for Free Expression
Named after Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the organization works worldwide to combat censorship by promoting freedom of expression and access to official information.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
(CIHRS) is a regional research center specialized in the field of human rights. It was established in 1994. The CIHRS enjoys a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. It also has an observatory status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The CIHRS is also a member to the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) and the Human Rights Education Network.
P.O. Box 117 (Maglis el- Shaab)
Tel: 7951112 – 7946065
Email: cihrs [at] soficom [dot] com [dot] eg and webmaster [at] cihrs [dot] com
Canadian Lawyers Association for International Human Rights (CLAIHR)
Established to promote and protect human rights internationally through the use of law and legal institutions. CLAIHR puts Canadian lawyers’ experience and expertise to work to further civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights worldwide.
Citizens Committee on Human Rights Western Australia (CCHR WA)
The CCHR WA is a non-profit, public benefit organisation dedicated to investigating and exposing psychiatric violations of human rights. CCHR WA is a local chapter of the international organisation Citizens Commission on Human Rights (www.cchr.org).
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, international non-governmental organisation, mandated to ensure the practical realization of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth. In 1987, several Commonwealth associations founded CHRI because they felt that while the member countries had both a common set of values and legal principles from which to work and a forum within which to promote human rights, there was relatively little focus on human rights issues.
Headquarter: CHRI New Delhi Office
B-117, Second Floor, Sarvodaya Enclave
New Delhi – 110 017
Tel: +91-11-2685-0523, 2652-8152, 2686-4678
Email: chriall [at] nda [dot] vsnl [dot] net [dot] in
CHRI London Office
Institute of Commowealth Studies
28, Russel Square
London WC1B 5DS
Email: chri [at] sas [dot] ac [dot] uk
CHRI Ghana Office
The British Council
P.O. Box GP 771
Tel: +233-21-683068, 683069, 683070
Email: chri [at] gh [dot] britishcouncil [dot] org
Freedom of Religion or Belief (FOROB)
A coalition of experts and representatives from religious or belief communities, academia, NGOs, international organizations and civil society, which monitors and promotes freedom of religion or belief on a worldwide basis.
University of Oslo
NO – 0612 Oslo, Norway
Phone: (47-22) 84 20 45
Fax: (47-22) 84 20 02
Email: lena [dot] larsen [at] nihr [dot] uio [dot] no
Global Rights is a human rights advocacy group that partners with local activists to challenge oppressive ideologies and power structures, channel international pressure to secure human rights protections, and amplify new voices within the global discourse. With offices in 10 countries, we help local activists create just societies through proven strategies for effecting change.
1200 18th St. NW #602
Washington, DC 20036, USA
Email (Press Contact): media [at] globalrights [dot] org
Human Rights International Alliance
The aims of the organization are to work in partnership with other national and regional human service organisations and human rights groups, to bring common objectives and issues to public awareness, to promote multi-cultural awareness, to relieve poverty, and to improve health.
153 Boundary Road
Phone: :+44 (0) 1483 767654
Fax: :+44 (0) 1483 721616
Email: HumanRights [at] HRIA [dot] net
Human Rights Solidarity
P.O. Box: 2441
1211 Geneva 2
Email: lhrs [at] lhrs [dot] org
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. The organization stands with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice.
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor
Phone: 1-(212) 290-4700
Fax: 1-(212) 736-1300
Website in Arabic: http://www.hrw.org/arabic
Email: hrwnyc [at] hrw [dot] org
Humanitarian Law Project
The Humanitarian Law Project is a non-profit organization founded in 1985, dedicated to protecting human rights and promoting the peaceful resolution of conflict by using established international human rights laws and humanitarian law.
Humanitarian Law Project
International Educational Development, Inc.
8124 West Third Street, Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 323 653-0726
Fax: 323 658-6306
Email: hlp [at] igc [dot] org
Indigenous Peoples’ Center for Documentation, Research and Information
doCip is a Swiss NGO linking Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations. It is a non-profit organization established in 1978 at the request of Indigenous Representatives to the United Nations.
14, av. de Trembley / CH – 1209
International Commission of Jurists
The International Commission of Jurists is dedicated to the primacy, coherence and implementation of international law and principles that advance human rights.
International Council on Human Rights Policy
The Council work directly to human rights principles. Poverty and neglect of social and economic rights depress the quality of human life as much as violations of political and civil rights.
International Criminal Defence Attorneys Association (ICDAA)
A network of lawyers involved in defence work relating to the prosecution of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide. Their bilingual site provides the organization’s objectives, working paper and an online membership form.
380 Saint Antoine Street West
Canada H2Y 3X7
Phone: (514) 285-1055
Email: elisegroulx [at] citenet [dot] net
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
The purpose of the FIDH, the International Federation for Human Rights Leagues, is to advance the implementation of all the rights defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the other international instruments protecting human rights.
International Movement Against All forms of Descrimination and Racism
IMADR is an international non-profit, non-governmental human rights organization devoted to eliminating all forms of discrimination around the world, forging international solidarity among discriminated minorities and advancing the international regime of human rights. Founded in 1988 by one of Japan’s largest minorities, the Burakumin, IMADR has grown to be a global network of concerned citizens and minority groups with regional committees in Asia, North America, Latin America and Europe. IMADR is in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
3-5-11, Roppongi, Minato-ku
International Movement for a Just World
The International Movement for a Just World is a non-profit international citizens’ organization which seeks to create public awareness about injustices within the existing global system.
P.O. Box 288
46730 Petaling Jaya
Email: muza [at] po [dot] jaring [dot] my
International Rescue Committee
IRC helps people fleeing racial, religious and ethnic persecution, as well as those uprooted by war and violence. At the outbreak of an emergency, we provide sanctuary and lifesaving assistance: For refugees driven from their homes, we provide emergency assistance: water, food, shelter, sanitation and medical care. When the emergency has subsided, we enable people to rebuild their lives by providing education, training and economic assistance. We help thousands of refugees resettle in the United States every year, and our offices across the country make sure that all new arrivals receive shelter, food and clothing. We also provide recently arrived refugees with translation services, English-language instruction, job training, employment services and other counseling.
The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies
MIGS was founded in 1986, based in the departments of History and Sociology at Concordia University. Its approach is comparative and historical, involving scholars in Canada, France, Great Britain, Israel, and the United States. It collects and disseminates knowledge created by researchers about the historical origins of the mass killings that have become such a prominent part of the twentieth century. The Institute accomplishes its mission through research, teaching, workshops, conferences, and publications. Additional information and web links are made available on this WEB site. MIGS seeks to encourage research by offering its resources and its hospitality to Concordia students and faculty, as well as colleagues visiting from other universities and research centres. MIGS activities are supported by private donations and outside grants.
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Tel: 514-848-2424 ext 2404
Fax: 514-848-4538 / 514-848-4539
People’s Decade of Human Rights Education (PDHRE-International)
Founded in 1988, the People’s Decade of Human Rights Education (PDHRE-International) is a non-profit, international service organization that works directly and indirectly with its network of affiliates — primarily women’s and social justice organizations — to develop and advance pedagogies for human rights education relevant to people’s daily lives in the context of their struggles for social and economic justice and democracy. PDHRE’s members include experienced educators, human rights experts, United Nations officials, and world renowned advocates and activists who collaborate to conceive, initiate, facilitate, and service projects on education in human rights for social and economic transformation. The organization is dedicated to publishing and disseminating demand-driven human rights training manuals and teaching materials, and otherwise servicing grassroots and community groups engaged in a creative, contextualized process of human rights learning, reflection, and action.
The People’s Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE) / NY Office
Shulamith Koenig / Executive Director
526 West 111th Street
New York, NY 10025
Phone: (212) 749-3156
Fax: (212) 666-6325
Email: pdhre [at] igc [dot] apc [dot] org
Rights and Democracy
Rights and Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development) is a non-partisan organization with an international mandate. It was created by Canada’s Parliament in 1988 to encourage and support the universal values of human rights.
1001 de Maisonneuve Blvd. East
Suite 1100, Montreal, Quebec
H2L 4P9 Canada
Email: ichrdd [at] ichrdd [dot] ca
United Nations Association USA
United Nations Association of the United States of America is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports the work of the United Nations and encourages active civic participation in the most important social and economic issues facing the world.