Useful global Internet documentation centers on human rights

  • Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)
    The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, international non-governmental organisation, mandated to ensure the practical realisation of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth.
  • European Court of Human Rights Portal (HUDOC)
    The database is part of the website of the European Court of Human Rights and contains all judgments of Court, decisions and reports of the Commission, and resolutions of the Council of Ministers. Also includes information on relevant national legislation and other case law.
  • Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, International (HURIDOCS)
  • HURIDOCS is an informal network, that aims to strengthen the information handling capacities of human rights organisations.
  • Human Rights Internet (HRI)
    An extensive international online resource, information and documentation centre for human rights actors and organizations, as well as interested individuals.
  • United Nations Human Rights Website
    The website of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights with material on international law, conventions and declarations, human rights education and highlights from meeting.
  • University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
    A comprehensive site on international human rights law, containing documents, reports, decisions by international bodies and databases for HR resources.
  • Project Diana
    Online human rights archive at Yale Law School
    The Yale Law School maintains Project Diana, an international archive of human rights legal documentation. A reference tool for research in human rights law, with online litigation documents and links to reference sites.