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  • Human Rights and International Justice

    1. Human Rights and International Justice
      1. Beck's Law Dictionary
        http://www.people.virginia.edu/~rjb3v/latin.html
        This site is a compendium of commonly used international law terms and phrases. It is a valuable companion for understanding international law terminology.
      2. Coalition for an International Criminal Court (CICC)
        http://www.igc.org/icc/
        The CICC is the primary NGO provider of online information about the proposed permanent International Criminal Court. This site provides in-depth information about the ICC, as well as access to documents and other information related to the ICC.
      3. Crimes of War
        http://www.crimesofwar.org/
        The Crimes of War Project is a unique collaboration of journalists, lawyers and scholars that seeks to raise awareness of the laws of war among the media, governments, the human rights and humanitarian aid communities, and the general public.
      4. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)
        http://www.ictr.org/
        The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda web site offers up-to-date information about the judicial process, access to official ICTR documents, a photo gallery, maps of Rwanda, and links to related sites.
      5. International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
        http://www.un.org/icty
        The official site of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia offers access to tribunal documents, information about current and past cases, and other resources related to the ICTY.
      6. International Criminal Tribunals (ICTY/ICTR)
        http://www.cij.org/
        This web site is maintained by the Coalition for International Justice. It features general information about the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). In addition, this site offers documents and information from the UN related to the formation of the ICTR/ICTY.
      7. International Law Dictionary and Directory
        http://august1.com/pubs/dict/index.shtml
        The International Law Dictionary & Directory is a listing of: 1) Definitions of words and phrases used in private and public international law with linked cross-references to related words and phrases; 2) Descriptions of international organizations with links (if they exist) to their on-line home pages and to other important materials describing the organizations; 3) Acronyms of international organizations with links to the definitions for those organizations and; 4) Descriptions of countries with links (if they exist) to their official on-line home pages and to other important materials.
      8. Special Report: The Pinochet File (BBC News)
        http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/special_report/1998/10/98/the_pinochet_file/newsid_198000/198306.stm
        In this Special Report BBC News Online records the twists and turns of the Pinochet case and unlocks the dark secrets of the general's past. This site offers complete coverage of the past, present, and future of the Pinochet case.
      9. The Pinochet Page
        http://www.publica.com/pinochet.html
        The Pinochet Page offers an extensive collection of resources related to the crimes of Augusto Pinochet. This site offers up-to-date information about the case against Pinochet, as well as links to many different web resources highlighting the process to bring Pinochet to justice.
      10. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
        http://www.un.org/law/icc/index.htm
        This is the official site of the UN conference held in Rome where a statute for the International Criminal Court was adopted on July 17, 1998. According to Kofi Annan, "There can be no global justice unless the worst of crimes--crimes against humanity--are subject to the law. In this age more than ever we recognize that the crime of genocide against one people truly is an assault on us all--a crime against humanity. The establishment of an International Criminal Court will ensure that humanity's response will be swift and will be just."
      11. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (South Africa)
        http://www.truth.org.za/
        This is the official web site of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. The site offers detailed information about the TRC, its functions, and findings.
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