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Inter-American Press Association
The Inter American
Press Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending
freedom of expression and of the press throughout the Americas. The
struggle for freedom of the press is fundamental to the survival of
democracy and civilization.
International - USA
Founded in 1961,
Amnesty International is a grassroots activist organization whose one-million
strong members are dedicated to freeing prisoners of conscience, to
gaining fair trials for political prisoners, to ending torture, political
killings and "disappearances," and to abolishing the death penalty throughout
the world. Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is the U.S. Section of
this international human rights movement.
of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Michigan State University
programs at MSU.
of Concerned Journalists
The Committee of
Concerned Journalists is a consortium of reporters, editors, producers,
publishers, owners and academics worried about the future of the profession.
The group believes this is a critical moment in American journalism.
Revolutionary changes in technology, in economic equations, in our relationship
with the public, threaten the core principles that define journalism's
role in democratic society.
to Protect Journalists
The Committee to
Protect Jouranlists is a non-partisan organization of journalists dedicted
to the defense of press freedom around the world.
This Internet-based group works with human rights organizations
in Latin America.
Rights Home Page
About.com's compilation of information human rights'
organizations and issues.
Human Rights Web Page
A short history and
links to major sites.
Center for Journalists
Journalists' Network says that it is your electronic source for the
latest on media developments in Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltics
and the Balkans, the Newly Independent States and Eurasia, and Latin
America (en Espa–ol) and Africa.
IJNet is the
International Center for Journalists online source for media assistance
news, journalism training opportunities, reports on the state of the
media around the world and valuable media directories.
in Latin America
Links to Internet journalism resources in English, Portuguese
Nations - Human Rights
Major treatises on the Human Rights movement.
Department of State
The site contains reports on Human Rights in various
countries, as well as the annual report on International
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