The Internet has enabled human rights and humanitarian law practitioners around the world to access an incredible wealth of information. Accordingly, the Human Rights Brief aims to synthesize some of the sources of human rights and humanitarian law, helping to direct practitioners to the key human rights and humanitarian law databases. We are always looking to increase the reach of our resource directory and we welcome your comments and suggestions regarding how we can improve the listing to better meet the needs of current practitioners.

Inter-American Court on Human Rights Jurisprudence Database

Inter-American Court on Human Rights Jurisprudence Database

The database serves as a useful tool to recover judgments and decisions of the Tribunal, download its versions in full text and redirect to files, fact sheets and summaries of the cases. The database is searchable by type of decision, country, year and language, and other terms.

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International Committee of the Red Cross Customary IHL Database

International Committee of the Red Cross Customary IHL Database

The database is the updated version of the Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law conducted by the International Committee of the Red Cross and originally published by Cambridge University Press.

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National Institutes for Military Justice Amicus Briefs

National Institutes for Military Justice Amicus Briefs

The National Institutes for Military Justice is a collaborative blog that reports and comments on global military justice.

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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The office of the High Commissioner is the principal officer for human rights and international human rights law. The Office researches issues both with statistics and field work. The office focuses on a variety of issues ranging, for example discrimination, extrajudicial killing, and food justice. The office also publishes several pieces, which include fact sheets, reference materials, training materials, and more

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