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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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Afghanistan Justice Project

Type: Research Institution | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes of War Project

"The Crimes of War Project is a collaboration of journalists, lawyers and scholars dedicated to raising public awareness of the laws of war and their application to situations of conflict. Our goal is to promote understanding of international humanitarian law among journalists, policymakers, and the general public, in the belief that a wider knowledge of the legal framework governing armed conflict will lead to greater pressure to prevent breaches of the law, and to punish those who commit them." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

International Alliance to End Genocide

[The International Alliance to End Genocide] "exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder. We seek to raise awareness and influence public policy concerning potential and actual genocide. Our purpose is to build an international movement to prevent and stop genocide." (from website)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

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

Office on the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Type: United Nations | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

United Nations Office of Legal Affairs: Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Type: United Nations | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

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