Organizations Based in the United States (may have offices abroad)

American Bar Association
ABA Center for Human Rights
ABA Rule of Law Initiative
ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities
American Civil Liberties Union
Amnesty International USA
Carter Center
Center for Constitutional Rights
Center for Economic and Social Rights
Center for Justice and Accountability
CEJIL (Center for Justice and International Law)
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for Victims of Torture
Coalition for the International Criminal Court
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
Committee to Protect Journalists
Corporate Accountability Lab
Disability Rights International
Doctors Without Borders
EarthRights International
François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
Freedom House
Freedom Now
Global Fund for Women
Global Lawyers and Physicians
Global Rights
Human Rights First
Human Rights Now
Human Rights Watch
Indian Law Resource Center
International Center for Transitional Justice
International Corporate Accountability Roundtable

International Crisis Group
International Labor Rights Fund
Jesuit Refugee Service
Open Society Institute
Physicians for Human Rights
Refugees International
Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights
Save the Children
The Advocates for Human Rights
United Nations Foundation
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Organizations Based Outside the United States

Section 27 (AIDS Law Project) (South Africa)
Al Haq (West Bank)
Amnesty International: International Secretariat (UK)
Anti-Slavery International (UK)
Article 19 (UK)
Centre for Equal Rights in Accommodation (Canada)
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (South Africa)
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (Switzerland)
Danish Institute for Human Rights (Denmark)
Equitas (Canada)
Global March Against Child Labour (India)
International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (France)
International Commission of Jurists (Switzerland)
International Committee of the Red Cross (Switzerland)
International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (Austria)
International Service for Human Rights (Switzerland)
Minority Rights Group International (UK)
Redress (UK)
World Organisation Against Torture (Switzerland)

International Courts and Tribunals

International Criminal Court
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Special Court for Sierra Leone
International Court of Justice

Other International Bodies

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Development Program
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
United Nations Development Fund for Women
United Nations Children’s Fund
International Organization for Migration

Regional Human Rights Bodies

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Organization of American States
African Commission on Human and People’s Rights
African Union
European Court of Human Rights
Council of Europe
European Union

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