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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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Federal Constitutional Court of Germany

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: Legal Systems

International Association of Refugee Law Judges (IARLJ)

The International Association of Refugee Law Judges seeks to foster recognition that protection from persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion is an individual right established under international law, and that the determination of refugee status and its cessation should be subject to the rule of law.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: Legal Systems

International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG)

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: Democracy / Rule of Law

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: Legal Systems

International Criminal Court (ICC)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an independent, permanent court that tries persons accused of the most serious crimes of international concern, namely genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The ICC is based on a treaty, joined by 105 countries. Site in English and French.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda was established for the prosecution of persons responsible for genocide and other serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in the territory of Rwanda between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994. It may also deal with the prosecution of Rwandan citizens responsible for genocide and other such violations of international law committed in the territory of neighbouring States during the same period.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

The ICTY's mission is to bring to justice persons allegedly responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law, to render justice to the victims, to deter further crimes, to contribute to the restoration of peace by holding accountable persons responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

The Special Court for Sierra Leone

The Special Court for Sierra Leone was set up jointly by the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. It is mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law committed in the territory of Sierra Leone since 30 November 1996.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: Legal Systems

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