Human Rights Mechanisms Worldwide

European Court of Human Rights

Information on the structure, operations and jurisprudence of the Court’s European counterpart.

African Court of Human and People’s Rights

Information on the structure, operations and jurisprudence of the Court’s African counterpart.

Universal Rights Group: African Human Rights Case Law Analyser
A free-to-access collection of the human rights decisions of African supra-national mechanisms in English, French and Portuguese.

Essex Transitional Justice Network
The Essex Transitional Justice Network brings together people from the University of Essex and collaborators from the UK and abroad. It explores issues faced by societies undergoing fundamental socio-political change, notably the transition from a repressive to a democratic or constitutional regime, or from a state of civil war and unrest to peace and prosperity.

Transitional Justice Research Collaborative
A tool for scholars and practitioners who wish to examine the causes and impacts of mechanisms that address human rights violations. It presents data on three primary transitional justice mechanisms – human rights prosecutions, truth commissions, and amnesties – for 109 democratic transitions in 86 countries around the world, from 1970-2012.

Right2Info – Case Database

This database includes summaries of a selection of judgments on the right to information issued by national and regional courts and the UN Human Rights Committee. It seeks to include all relevant decisions of international and regional courts and other adjudicative bodies (the African Court and Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the Inter-American Court and Commission on Human Rights, and the UN Human Rights Committee).