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Human Rights Library
Key site for researchers and practitioners. Full-text of important treaties and conventions, research guides and pathfinders, refugee and asylum resources, and more.
An interdisciplinary database that includes a couple of important human rights journals.
Academic Search Complete
Another interdisciplinary database that includes several human rights journals.
A database of articles, government reports, books, and more on the topic of international relations and politics. This is a good bet for topics that touch on human rights and public policy and politics.
Race Relations Abstracts
Race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, & more
The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are submitted annually by the U.S. Department of State to the U.S. Congress. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Coverage is 1996 - 2015.
Human Rights Watch
Use the menu at the top to search countries, topics and more.
Locate continent and country information about human rights and democracy efforts.