A research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event.
This collection is made up of U.S. government documents obtained from presidential libraries. These libraries receive declassified documents from various government agencies, including the White House, the CIA, the FBI, the State Department, and others.
Declassified U.S. government documents, providing vital primary source material to advance research in twentieth and twenty-first century history, politics, and international relations, covering events from the Berlin Crisis to post-9/11 U.S. intelligence.
Access to congressional publications including hearings, bills, laws, reports, documents, prints, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and member and committee information.
In addition to the Basic Subscription, BU Libraries has access to the full text of the Congressional Record and its predecessor publications from 1789-1997, the Congressional Serial Set from 1789-2010, Serial Set maps from 1789-present, Executive Branch Documents, 1789-1932, and Congressional Research Service reports.
Human rights search engine that searches the content of over 5000 human rights related web sites.
Amnesty International Reports
Documents human rights situations in 155 countries with regional summaries. Website covers 1993 - present.
Bartle Library has annual reports from 1977 to present (Bartle Ref JC571 .A46).
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices(U. S. State Department)
U. S. State Department reports submitted to Congress annually that summarize the individual, civil, political, female, and worker rights in all countries of the world. Website covers 1999 - present.
Human Rights Library (University of Minnesota)
Gateway to primary source documents, treaties, human rights search engines, NGOs, etc.
Human Rights Watch Reports
The definitive non-governmental organization devoted to tracking human rights conditions worldwide. Web site contains annual reports from 1996 to the present (2005), thematic reports, and current news releases, updated daily.
European Union and Great Britian human rights case law.