Friday, 22 May 2015

University of Texas Human Rights Documentation Initiative

The Lee Quo Wei Law Library has recently added the following resource to the International Law webpage under the Selected Internet Resources.

University of Texas Human Rights Documentation Initiative
The UT Libraries' Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) is committed to the long-term preservation of fragile and vulnerable records of human rights struggles worldwide, the promotion and secure usage of human rights archival materials, and the advancement of human rights research and advocacy around the world. The HRDI website highlights the following types of materials:
  1. Archived Documentation: Fragile documentation of human rights violations acquired through partnerships with human rights organizations worldwide
·         Free Burma Rangers
·         Genocide Archive of Rwanda
·         Texas After Violence Project
·         WITNESS
  1. Archived Web Resources: Websites, reports, audio, video, photographs on human rights struggles that are produced by individuals or small organizations who lack resources and opportunities for widespread distribution of their work
  2. UT Collections: Primary source, archival materials related to human rights

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