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April 2001

LINKS TO SITES OF INTEREST

The 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.

Amnesty 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.

Center of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Michigan State University
Information about programs at MSU.

Committee 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.

Committee 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.

Derechos Human Rights
This Internet-based group works with human rights organizations in Latin America.

Human Rights Home Page
About.com's compilation of information human rights' organizations and issues.

The Human Rights Web Page
A short history and links to major sites.

International Center for Journalists
ICFJ's International 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.

International Journalists' Network
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.

Journalism in Latin America
Links to Internet journalism resources in English, Portuguese and Spanish

United Nations - Human Rights
Major treatises on the Human Rights movement.

U.S. Department of State
The site contains reports on Human Rights in various countries, as well as the annual report on International Religious Freedom.


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