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Loads of information about all the countries of the world including CountryWire, a news service with articles about the specific country you are researching. Requires a user name and password. See the librarian or signs in each classroom.
Great information about current affairs around the world. Requires a user name and password. See the librarian or signs in each classroom.
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.
This page includes links to reports on the human rights situation in the countries of Africa produced by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the U.S. State Department. For reports from previous years click on "Human Rights " in the left margin.
This page includes links to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the text of the Universal Declaration of Human rights, and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, among other things.
Click on a region or specific country to get information about World Bank projects in Africa and around the world.
This page, part of the World-Wide Web Virtual Library Africa, has links to articles about human rights in Africa in general. Directions on the page direct the user to see African Studies Resources by Region and Country for information about the humn rights conditions in any specific country.
Human Rights Watch is an independent, nongovernmental organization, supported by contributions from private individuals and foundations worldwide. It accepts no government funds, directly or indirectly. This is their page about the human rights situation in Africa.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in Rwanda as well as information about the genocide which took place there in the 1990s, refugee situation, and military activity in the region.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in Sudan as well as information about the civil war which recently ended there, the plight of refugees, and military activity in the region.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in the Congo including information about the civil war which is happening there right now, the situation of refugees, and other military activity in the region.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in Ethiopia including human rights abuses and political repression, the plight of refugees, and military activity in the region.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in Somalia, a country essentially without a government, as well as information about the refugee situation and military activity in the region.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in Angola as well as information about the civil war which recently ended there, the plight of refugees, and military activity in the region.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in Zimbabwe where the government is currently displacing many of its citizens and has taken over formerly white-owned farms and given them to blacks without compensating the white farmers.
This page has links to articles about the current situation in Zambia where there is a major problem with AIDS/HIV among young girls.