In English, Spanish, French. The EAAF is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that conducts forensic archaeological and anthropological research to investigate human rights violations in Argentina and worldwide. Site contains annual reports from work conducted in different countries in Latin America and around the world, field mission reports, press releases, and videos.
Archived Web Resources
Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team / Equipo Argentino de Antropologia Forense
Bartolome Clavero: Ensayos, Opiniones y Actualidad [Latin America]
In Spanish. A professor at the University of Sevilla (Spain), Bartolome Clavero writes extensively on indigenous rights in Latin America. The site contains political commentary, academic studies and formal publications by Clavero.
Blog del Instituto de los Derechos Humanos de la UCA / Central American University "José Simeon Cañas" Institute for Human Rights Blog [El Salvador]
In Spanish. Blog contains news updates on human rights issues in El Salvador.
Border Stories: a mosaic documentary [United States, Mexico]
In English. Contains video documentaries on border life, border culture and border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico.
Center for Economic and Policy Research Community Action
In Spanish. Website of CIEPAC, a non-governmental, civil organization founded in 1998 in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico with the mandate to carry out research and analysis of the economic, political, social, and human rights conditions in Chiapas, in order to offer its findings to diverse social groups working for peace and searching for feasible and sustainable development alternatives in Chiapas, Mexico and abroad.
Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas / Center for Human Rights Fray Bartolomé de las Casas [Mexico]
In English and Spanish. Website of Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas (Frayba) Center for Human Rights, a non-profit civil organization. Founded in 1989 through the initiative of Samuel Ruiz García, catholic bishop of the Diocese of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Frayba works in defense and promotion of human rights, especially for the indigenous villages and communities in the state of Chiapas, Mexico.
Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria / Center for Feminist Studies and Consultancy [Brazil]
In Portuguese and English. Contains articles, links, list of PDF publications, and events calendar related to human rights, women's rights (health, sexuality, work, violence) and racial/ethnic discrimination. CFEMEA is a non-governmental organization based in Brasilia, Brazil.
Centro para la Acción Legal en Derechos Humanos / Center for Legal Action on Human Rights [Guatemala]
In Spanish and K'iche'. All aspects of human rights promotion, focusing on providing legal aid and documenting the genocide perpetrated against the Mayan population of Guatemala during the 1980s. They are leading the most important collective effort to bring former dictators (one of them currently a senator) to trial before the Interamerican Human Rights Court. The security of their members is seriously compromised--the Guatemalan government and its military forces are not in favor of any kind of investigation into war crimes. Since 2004, year in which CALDH brough the cases against Rios Montt and García before the Interamerican Court, their offices have been subject to raids and their members have been kidnapped and received death threats.laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--courts and judicial systems--Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Coalición de Derechos Humanos / Human Rights Coalition [Arizona, United States]
In English and Spanish. Coalición de Derechos Humanos is a grassroots organization which promotes respect for human/civil rights and fights the militarization of the Southern Border region, discrimination, and human rights abuses by federal, state, and local law enforcement officials affecting U.S. and non-U.S. citizens alike. Contains information on organization's projects, press releases and educational materials for download, news and events listing, and videos.
Comisión de Derechos Humanos de El Salvador / Human Rights Commission of El Salvador
In Spanish. Non-governmental organization that conducts human rights advocacy and education. Focuses on issues of health, poverty, education, justice and migration. Contains documents, news items, and information on how to report human rights violations.