Africa: Human Rights
Koigi wa Wamwere
This site provides information about Koigi wa Wamwere who spent his life fighting
oppression, poverty and serious violations of human rights in Kenya.
African Rights is an organization dedicated to working on issues of grave human rights abuses,
conflict, famine and civil reconstruction in Africa.
African Human Rights
This human rights resource center contains a collection of international
human rights materials
with a particular focus on Africa as well as a collection of global
International Human Rights
Instruments -- treaties, declarations, and other materials -- together with
Amnesty International: Africa
Amnesty International is a voluntary organization dealing with human rights issues for Africa.
Burundi: Prospects for Peace
This profile is a summary of the Minority Rights Group International Report, by Filip
Coalition Against Slavery in Mauritania and Sudan
CASMAS is a human-rights organization that brings together abolitionists and human rights activists
from all races, creeds, and nationalities to collectively fight for the eradication of the chattel
enslavement of black Africans.
The Fourth World Documentation Project: African
The Center For World Indigenous Studies and the Fourth World Documentation Project provide
documents on Indigenous Peoples in the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, Melanesia and the Pacific.
Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI)
The Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) was formed in January 1994 from a merger of two
organisations involved in campaigning for freedom of expression during the apartheid years, namely the
Campaign for Open Media (COM) and the Anti-Censorship Action Group (ACAG). Recently, the FXI
also established the Media Defence Fund to sponsor freedom of expression court cases on behalf of media who are not able to afford the legal costs. This work is a continuation of work conducted by the
now-defunct Media Defence Trust (MDT).
Rights Watch: Africa Division
These resources are provided by Human Rights Watch. They include
reports, and publications of human rights situations in Africa.
OneWorld News: Africa
OneWorld Online is a member of the BBC's Networking Club. The BBC has always been committed to the
importance of broadcasting global issues in its radio and television programmes. Each week the
OneWorld news team updates, inititiates or highlights a news feature from some part of the globe where
the one world values of human dignity and justice are being undermined or upheld.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Resources bout UNHCR and refugees Ð ordinary people who have left their homes to escape war, persecution and human rights abuse, news, issues, publications, teaching materials and repatriation reports.