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This collection of external links is a directory of organizations dealing with refugee, asylum and human rights topics or provide (country-specific) information otherwise useful for practitioners. The directory contains over 3000 links to relevant internet sources and has been compiled and organized by type of organization, topic/mandate, regions and countries they relate to. This additional service has been provided to facilitate research by providing a mechanism to access information that may be relevant for decision makers and is not as such included in Refworld.

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Amnesty International - Japan

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

"The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) was founded in 1986 by a prominent group of jurists and human rights activists in Asia. The AHRC is an independent, non-governmental body, which seeks to promote greater awareness and realisation of human rights in the Asian region, and to mobilise Asian and international public opinion to obtain relief and redress for the victims of human rights violations. AHRC promotes civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights." (from website)

Type: News/Media Organizations | Topic: Human Rights

Council of Europe, Venice Commission: Constitutional Courts (Links)

Links to constitutional courts and equivalent bodies.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: Legal Systems

Daily Yomiuri Online

"YOMIURI ONLINE, an online news site launched by The Yomiuri Shimbun in 1995, displays news updated round the clock." (from website). Site in English and Japanese.

Type: News/Media Organizations

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Japan

Type: United Nations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - Japan

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

International Committee of the Red Cross - The ICRC regional delegation in Kuala Lumpur

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) - Japan

Type: United Nations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) - Japan

Type: United Nations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

Oriental Economist

"The Oriental Economist Report is a monthly newsletter about Japan and US-Japan relations and is a much-respected 'briefing' for experts on both sides of the Pacific." (from website)

Type: News/Media Organizations | Topic: Political Parties/Systems

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