Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

New books:

  • The Politics of Human Rights in Egypt and Jordan, *JC599.E3Y44 2015


Online Sources:

Amnesty International
Full text of human rights reports from countries in the region.

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

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: Middle East & North 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.

Freedom House: Middle East and North Africa
News and reports from the UK based human rights organization. Country reports from annual publications like Freedom in the World and Countries at the Crossroads are available here.

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: Middle East/North Africa
Links to publications 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.

*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.

Middle East Human Rights Links
A long list of online resources from the University of Minnesota's Human Rights Library.

Middle East Institute
This non-partisan research organization focuses on security issues, energy and environment, culture and society, economy, human rights and politics. Publications are available in PDF

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
This UN agency reports on issues in the region.

PAIS International      
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
An index to magazines, journals, books and government documents in the fields of public affairs. Abstracts with links to full text of some journal articles. Covers 1915 to present.

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.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Middle East
Website of the UN's refugee agency, containing feature stories and information about the UN's work for refugees around the world as well as databases of news, publications, and links. Searchable by country.