Human Rights in the Americas

The University of Texas Latin American Network and Information Service: Human Rights
UTLANIC is the most comprehensive site for resources on Latin America. The human rights section provides regional resources, country information and international links.

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Contains information on human rights activities of the UN. The most important human rights instruments are located here, together with information on ratification and status. Other human rights related documents, reports and resolutions from various UN bodies are also available.

Human Rights Watch: Americas
Current news releases, publications, articles and events about human rights issues. Organised by region, country and global campaigns. Contains a dedicated Americas section.

Human Rights and Derechos in Latin America
Provides country information, actions and campaigns, including sections on the disappeared, the international criminal court, impunity, the Inter-American system of human rights and the Pinochet and Argentina trials in Spain and in Latin America. Has a useful list facility for human rights NGOs in different countries.

Amnesty International
Searchable collection of AI’s reports arranged by country, or theme.