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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


Human Rights News and Information

General
The Electric Library - A HUGE database of journals, newspapers and other information searched by key-words. It's a subscription service but they give you a 2-week free trial.
INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS - CASES, NOTES, AND MATERIALS Volume 1 - Textbook by Jennie Hatfield-Lyon, 1995
HURIDOCS - network of human rights organizations.
Reports and Releases
1996 U.S. State Department Human Rights Reports
Critiques of 1995 US State Department Reports - by Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
Amnesty International reports and news releases and Spanish language reports. - More recent news releases from the UK site.
UNHCR Human Rights reports and timely news releases on Refugee Issues.
Human Rights Watch Press Releases
U.S. INS Country Information.
Karen Parker's Page for Humanitarian law - short articles, news and UN updates, etc.
News Releases from the Lawyers Commmittee on Human Rights

News
Human Rights News from the USIA
A-Infos - Alternative Information Source
Newspapers and magazines on-line
Journals
Ko'aga Roñe'eta - Electronic Journal of Human Rights
Human Rights Dialogue - Journal of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs
Youth Sourcebook on Sustainable Development - Articles on Human Rights and other issues.
Index of Censorship
Flashpoint - HR magazine from the Human Rights Interactive Network
Journal of Humanitarian Assistance
WarReport - The Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The Human Rights Tribune - From Human Rights Internet
Human Rights Observer - The newsletter of Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
Refugee Magazine - from the UNHCR
MONITORS: A Journal of Human Rights and Technology
MERGER - Newsletter of the Migration and Ethnic Relations Group for European Research
Impunity Newsletter of the Int'l Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development
The Quetzalcoatl Report - reporting on the human rights of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans
Systematic Studies of Human Rights

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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