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International Relations and Human Rights

Prof. Michael Joseph Smith
Director, Political and Social Thought Program /
Woodrow Wilson Department of
Government and Foreign Affairs
232 Cabell Hall
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
mjsmith@virginia.edu


International Organizations

United Nations
United Nations Human Rights Homepage - Reports by all organs of the UN & more
U.N. Website - treaty ratifications, etc.
UN High Commission for Refugees Treaties, legislation, country reports, etc. dealing with refugee issues. Highly recommended.
United Nations Info Quest - search by keyword for UN documents
Relief Web Project of the UNDHA.
UN Information - by Human rights Internet

Organization of American States
Organization of American States - Great for human rights treaties and documents
Inter-American Institute of Human Rights

European Union
Europarl

Others
International Red Cross.

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Special thanks to Cheyenne Sheafe for his assistance in the creation of this Human Rights website. Thanks as well to Prof. William F. Felice of Eckerd College. To submit URL links for consideration on this site, write to MJSmith@Virginia.EDU.

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Recent essay by M.J. Smith on Human Rights and International Legtimacy