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B'Tselem

B'Tselem  

B' Tselem: The Israeli Information Centre for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories champions human rights and humanitarian law as the foundation for transforming the conflict between Israel and ...
Carter Center

Carter Center  

The Carter Center is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter to promote human rights and democracy, prevent and ...
Emergency Situations

Emergency Situations  

Societies face important threats to their stability and well-being, and people rightly demand that the authorities adopt measures to confront them. Exceptional threats to national security, such as ...
International Court of Justice

International Court of Justice  

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A court at The Hague, consisting of fifteen judges elected for nine‐year terms of office, that has power to determine disputes relating to international law. It was set up by the United Nations in ...
Jacobo Timerman

Jacobo Timerman  

The renowned Jewish Argentine journalist Jacobo Timerman was illegally arrested and interrogated during the military dictatorship of the 1970s for his documentation of the regime's human rights ...
League of Arab States

League of Arab States  

The League of Arab States, hereafter the Arab League (or AL), is an intergovernmental organization that was created in 1945. In 2008 it had twenty-two members, including Palestine. Three states ...
Lebanon

Lebanon  

The association between the terms “Lebanon” and “human rights” summons two contradictory images. The first, which is overwhelmingly positive, depicts the country as a cradle of freedom, tolerance, ...
Simon Wiesenthal

Simon Wiesenthal  

Born on 31 December 1908 in Buczacz, Galicia (part of modern-day western Ukraine), Simon Wiesenthal was a Holocaust survivor who devoted his post–World War II life to raising world consciousness ...
United Nations Human Rights Council

United Nations Human Rights Council  

In 2006 the United Nations General Assembly voted to dissolve the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, for sixty years the traditional center of UN diplomacy on human rights, and ...

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