Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Online Sources:

African Commission on Human and People's Rights
An organization established by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity. Links to country reports and legal instruments.

Amnesty International
Human rights documents and news.

Annual Report on International Religious Freedom
A U.S. Department of State annual publication.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: Africa
News and research on corporations and their impact on human rights issues.

Child Soldiers International
The UK based organization publishes reports, including the annual Child Soldiers Global Report.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

Freedom House
The UK based human rights organization publishes Freedom Ratings and the Freedom of the Press Index.

Human Rights Studies Online 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
An Alexander Street database with streaming video, primary source material, and scholarly content.

Human Rights Watch: Africa and Human Rights Watch: Middle East/N. Africa
Links to news and documents from Human Rights Watch.

Human Rights Web Archive
A joint project of the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research at Columbia University and Columbia University Libraries and Information Services. This archive is a depository for organizations like Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the Committee of Concerned Scientists.

JSTOR 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focuses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Papers and reports from the Commission are available to download.

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Africa Region
Human rights documents and country profiles.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.