The Syrian Archive aims to support human rights investigators, advocates, media reporters and journalists in their efforts to document human rights violations in Syria. Its website collects reports of attacks on journalists and human rights violations. It now has a database of chemical weapons attacks materials. Currently verified 861 videos from 193 sources covering some 212 […]
2018 is the 25th anniversary and the focus is upon the rule of law. Find out more about the events on the UNESCO official website. These include a book on press freedom and the safety of journalists and other resolutions, papers and resources. The United nations website has links to related resolutions, reports and committee websites. […]
A new open-access journal produced by Leicester Learning Institute – The Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (JLTHE) – was launched this week. The first issue can be read here. JLTHE is published using the Leicester Open Journals service. The journal aims to “raise the profile of scholarship in educational practice, and to […]
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This week Freedom House Reports released Attacks on the Record – the state of world press freedom 2017/18.
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices These are Published annually by the US State Department and cover the status of human rights and worker rights in nearly 200 countries worldwide. The 2017 website includes the ability to interactively build a report. Topics include civil liberties (freedom of the Press, freedom of expression) worker rights and […]
Her Time is a new UCL-based journal and podcast created by students which seeks to explore online aspects of gender history. It was launched in March 2018. It now has some articles online – including one covering the Miss World Protest 1970.
OpenDissertations.org, a project from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and BiblioLabs, has now been officially been launched. It lists more than 800,000 Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD). It includes any electronic theses listed in the British Library’s EThOS Service as well as material listed in American doctoral theses and masters theses. Search by author, keyword and date. There are […]
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In March a new tool, the Statelessness Index, to compare national EU government policies towards stateless persons was launched by the European Network on Statelessness It makes it possible to compare nations according to themes such as stateless population data, detention and legal protection measures. There are also individual country surveys and rankings which include assessments […]
What are countries doing to combat terrorism? Find out in the latest Counterterrorism Yearbook annual report now available free on the Internet from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. The Yearbook is arranged by policy and operations.
“Urgent action” is needed to better protect victims of sexual harassment in the workplace after shocking incidents were reported to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Get the facts and recommendations in their new report.