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Humanitarian Response and Development

Human Rights

Recommended journals

Human Rights Quarterly    Journal of Human Rights Practice    Human Rights Law Review                  

Useful websites


United Nations Digital Library provides access to UN-produced materials in digital format. Includes UN documents, UN voting data, speeches and maps.  


United Nations Treaty Database - Provides access to the United Nations Treaty Series and multilateral treaties.


Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Sets standards to promote and protect human rights. Looks after monitoring and implementation.

European Court of Human Rights - Site provides access to case law of the court. 

US Department of State - Useful site providing the latest version of the annual human rights report with information on every country.  

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library - One of the largest collection of more than 60,000 core human rights documents. 

Case law

Non-governmental organisations (NGO)

Amnesty International

The British Institute of Human Rights

Freedom House

Human Rights Watch