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Caste Watch UK

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CasteWatchUK is a secular, non-denominational, independent and voluntary organisation registered with the Charity Commission. We seek to promote social cohesion and an environment that respects and values individuals in society, irrespective of colour, Caste, creed, gender, background, age, orientation, race, or any other criteria encompassed in the current equality legislation in the UK … (about 1/2).


Incidences; Resources; Membership; News; Media; History; FAQs; Links;
Address: Caste Watch UK, PO Box 3685, Coventry, CV6 4WA, UK;

About 2/2 …   /Aims and Objectives: To advance the education of the public by raising awareness of caste discrimination occurring in the UK and to review caste discrimination practices and policies. Continue Reading…

Agency for Culture and Change Management ACCM, Sheffield

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  • ACCM Sheffield is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to improving the health and well-being of African women and girls wherever they reside.
  • ACCM Sheffield promotes action to stop harmful traditional practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and early and forced marriages, which violate the human rights of women and girls and adversely affects their health and well-being. (Training).
  • ‘ACCM is committed to promoting good culture and advocating good change to improve human life’ … (full text about).

Where; WHO; Events; FGM act 2003; Justifications; Help, advice; SupportLinks;
Address (1 of 2): ACCM Sheffield, Sorby House, 42 Spital Hill, Sheffield S4 7LG, UK;

Facts about FGM: Female genital mutilation (FGM) constitutes all procedures which involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or injury to the female genital organs whether for cultural or any other non-therapeutic reasons.  Continue Reading…

Forward – safeguarding rights and dignity

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safeguarding rights and dignity

  • The Foundation for Women’s Health, Research and Development – FORWARD  – is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works to advance and protect the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of African girls and women.
  • FORWARD works to promote action to bring about positive social change to enhance the well being and protect the dignity of African girls and women globally. FORWARD is committed to eliminating harmful gender-based discriminatory practices that violate the sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls and women, such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Resources; Campaigns; FGM and others; News, events; Newsletter; Get involved; Donate; Links;
Address: FORWARD, Suite 2.1 Chandelier Building, 2nd Floor, 8 Scrubs Lane, London NW10 6RB, UK;

About 2/2: … FORWARD was established in 1983 in the UK, in response to the emerging problems caused by female genital mutilation being seen by health professionals.  Continue Reading…

FGM National Clinical Group

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The aims of the FGM National Clinical Group are:

  • Education and Training: FGM should become part of core training for midwives, nurses, obstetricians and gynaecologists, mental health professionals and health visitors.
  • Revision of current literature to ensure it is relevant to UK health care professionals: Excellent literature is already available but needs revision for UK training. Such material requires endorsement by relevant training bodies and wider distribution to health care professionals.
  • Develop an informed research strategy: … (full text Aims).

Homepage; Sitemap;
What is FGM? Indicence, Prevalence; FGM treatment; References; Around;
Address:  Yana Richens, FGM National Clinical Group, c/o Institute of Womens Health, University College London Hospital NHS Trust, 2nd Floor West, 250 Euston Road, London. NW1 2PG, UK;

History & Cultural Issues: The history of FGM is not well known but the practice dated back at least 2000 years. It is not known when or where the tradition of Female Genital Mutilation originated from. Continue Reading…

Black Women’s Health and Family Support BWHAFS

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  • Established in 1982, Black Women’s Health and Family Support’s primary area of concern is promoting the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
  • However, we believe that work in this area can only be effective when understood within the overall context of black women’s health and this holistic method has lead to a broad scope of work by the organisation, encompassing grassroots projects which support and empower women and their families in Britain and Africa, as well as influencing policy making at the highest levels … (BWHAFS 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Our Work; Centres’ Plan; Barako Centre; Shamis Dirir; Immigration; Events; Literacy; Somali History; Partners;
Address: Black Women’s Health and Family Support, First Floor, 82 Russia Lane, London, E2 9LU, UK;

BWHAFS 2/2: … In this wide ranging approach, we differ considerably from many other organisations working in the area of FGM, in that we have direct contact with the grassroots of the FGM practicing community, at the same time as carrying out valuable networking and lobbying work. Continue Reading…

Campaign for Truth and Justice

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Evolution: According to Barrister-at-Law (Edwin Shorts) and Senoir Lecturer in Law at westminster University (Claire De Than) ”’The United Nations was formed with the intent of establishing an international commitment to protecting human rights on a global scale. On December 10, 1948, one of its first acts was the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This declaration came about largely in response to governmental abuses of power and … was considered “a significant milestone” in protecting human rights … (full long text International & National Human Rights Law).

Synopsis; Deliberate Action; Violations; Documents; Video; Corruption; CTJ declaration;
Address: Campaign for Truth & Justice (SW), 25 Swinford Gardens, Barrington Road, London SW9 7LA, UK;

Genesis of the Problem: In November 1994, Mr. Grant retained the services of Bindman & Partners Solicitors to pursue a complaint against King’s College NHS Hospital Trust for negligently giving false information about the circumstances leading up to the death of his 14 month old son.  Continue Reading…

Truth in Justice

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  • Truth in Justice is an educational non-profit organized to educate the public regarding the vulnerabilities in the U. S. criminal justice system that make the criminal conviction of wholly innocent persons possible.
  • When we say “wholly innocent,” we mean a person who had absolutely no part in the crime charged. An innocent person is deprived of life, liberty and the opportunity to contribute to society, while the guilty party is free to commit more crimes against unsuspecting victims … //
  • … Truth in Justice has over 1,800 pages of information and resources. Please use the google search engine (down) at the right to find the information you need. (full text Homepage).

Harmfull Error; more FilesFeatured Case; Recent Cases; Innocent Imprisoned; False Convictions; Eyewitness Identification; Slideshow; Links; Junk Science; See also: Legal Resources;

About: Truth in Justice is a Virginia nonstock, non-profit corporation which my husband, Doug, and I founded after we researched and then wrote a book about the 1994 murder of Sarah Gonstead and the conviction of Penny Brummer in Madison, Wisconsin. Continue Reading…

Jewish Voice for Peace JVP

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Israelis and Palestinians, Two Peoples, One Future

  • Jewish Voice for Peace members are inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, equality, human rights, respect for international law, and a U.S. foreign policy based on these ideals.
  • JVP opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression.  JVP seeks an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; a just solution for Palestinian refugees based on principles established in international law; an end to violence against civilians; and peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East … (about 1/2).

Toolkit; Q /A Conflict and video; Locally; Membership; Press; News; Donate; This is my promise (for the year);
Address: (1 of ): Jewish Voice for Peace, Main Office, 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 550, Oakland, CA 94612 , USA;

About 2/2: … /Our Political Platform: Jewish Voice for Peace is a diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. We support the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for security and self-determination.  Continue Reading…

Migrant Helpline

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This website is dedicated to explaining how Migrant Helpline assists distressed foreign nationals.
Migrant Helpline is a charity. Our vision is to be a leading provider of quality support to migrants in distress. We are committed to providing high quality support and advice service. Our core values are: … (full text Homepage).

Services; Jobs; Links;
Office Addresses (1 of 4): Migrant Helpline, Thanet Gateway Plus, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent, CT9 1XZ, UK;
Contact online.

About: Migrant Helpline (MH) was established as a charity in 1963 by Helen Ellis MBE and was originally known as the Kent Committee for the Welfare of Migrants. Originally it assisted migrants and passengers through the port of Kent, but quickly developed other projects such as national assistance to abused and distressed au pairs.  Continue Reading…

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants JCWI

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Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants JCWI is an independent national charity which exists to campaign for justice in immigration, nationality and refugee law and policy … (about 1/2).

Membership: Training; Policy; Publications; News;
Address: JCWI, 115 Old Street, London, EC1V 9RT, UK;

About 2/2: … CWI’s overarching objective is to relieve poverty and hardship among immigrants and refugees by promoting their human, economic and civil rights and our mission is to eliminate discrimination in this sphere. Continue Reading…

Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association ILPA

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ILPA now has around 1,000 members including lawyers, advice workers, academics and law students. ILPA is regularly consulted by the Government on key issues relating to immigration, refugee and nationality law.
If you are looking for advice: The ILPA office cannot give advice on individual cases. Please see the directory of ILPA members.
ILPA is a company limited by guarantee and has an elected Executive Committee comprising a Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, up to eight other Executive Committee Members and a nominated President. The Executive Committee can also co-opt up to four additional members of the Executive Committee. (Homepage).

All pages of this website have the same URL. Click on internal links for: Homepage, Training, Membership, Directory, Publications, Submissions, Briefings, Links, Infos, Jobs, Members.
Address: ILPA secretariat, Lindsey House, 40-42, Charterhouse St., London, EC1M 6JN, UK;
Contacts. tel +44 (0)20 7251 8383, fax +44(0)20 7251 8384, e-mail.

Membership – Information and Benefits: The Association was established in the summer of 1984 as an unincorporated association and on 28 November 1998 its affairs were transferred to The Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association Limited ILPA, a company limited by guarantee. Continue Reading…

Asylum Law

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helping win asylum cases worldwide

  • Asylum was founded on March 1, 1999 with the sole purpose of using the Internet to help lawyers and other accredited representatives worldwide prepare the best asylum cases they can.
  • Every year, about half a million people around the globe seek safety from persecution by applying for asylum in a foreign country. These refugees are among the world’s neediest people. Most of them are in desperate need of highly trained legal advocates … (full text about).

First Aid; Discussion; Link Chart; Donations; Search Windows for: Legal Tools, and Case support;
Contact/Online: Feedback.

Asylum Seeker: Every person has the right to live free from persecution, or the fear of persecution, based on their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion. Continue Reading…

Immigration Advisory Service IAS

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  • IAS is the leading charity giving legal advice and representation services to immigrants and asylum seekers free to those who are eligible.
  • IAS was created in 1993 out of the former United Kingdom Immigrants Advisory Service (UKIAS: established in 1970) as an independent organisation publicly funded under the 1971 Immigration Act to provide free advice and representation to persons with rights of appeal against refusal of their applications. Together with UKIAS, therefore, IAS has over 35 years’ experience of helping those facing immigration and asylum difficulties. We now have offices throughout the UK and in Sylhet (Bangladesh) … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Training; Publications; Newsletter; News; Get Involved; Careers; Links; Donations;
Address: JAS, County House 190 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YB

About 2/2: … The Large Charities Unit of the Charity Commission visited IAS in October 2004 and made the following comments: Continue Reading…

London Citizens

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London Citizens is a powerful grassroots charity working with local people for local people. Our goal is social, economic and environmental justice. We meet that goal by training people of all ages, faiths and backgrounds to take action together for change. Our dynamic campaigns have secured many victories for the people of London. Beginning our journey twelve years ago as TELCO, our membership today includes over one hundred civil society organisations across the city … (full text Homepage).

Legal tools; Acknowledgements; Countries; Discussion; Links; Donate;
Address:, 1638 N. Wolcott Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60622, USA;
Online feedback;

Why We Exist and Our Goals: Every year, at least 500,000 people worldwide seek asylum. Continue Reading…

4 websites concerning US’ Government-Budgets

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by US Congress-members – About: same text for all 4 websites: … is a bipartisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public about issues that have significant fiscal policy impact. The Committee is made up of some of the nation’s leading budget experts including many of the past Directors of the Budget Committees, the Congressional Budget Office, the Office of Management and Budget and the Federal Reserve Board …

For all 4 the same address: 1899 L. Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, USA; Direct Tel/Fax/e-mail down of each page.


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United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research – Ideas for Peace and Security

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) — an autonomous institute within the United Nations — conducts research on disarmament and security with the aim of assisting the international community in their disarmament thinking, decisions and efforts … (about 1/2).

Focus; Views; Activities; Disarmament events; Publications; Newsletter (latest on Sept. 7);
Address: UNIDIR, Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland;

About 2/2: … Through its research projects, publications, small meetings and expert networks, UNIDIR promotes creative thinking and dialogue on the disarmament and security challenges of today and of tomorrow.  Continue Reading…

Society for Dolphin Conservation Germany

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german website: Gesellschaft zur Rettung der Delphine GRD

Linked with Sign our petition against Faroese Pilot Whale hunts.

  • … was founded in 1991 as a non-profit organization by Rollo Gebhard, a famous German sailor and documentary filmmaker who sailed three times around the world.
  • GRD is dedicated to the conservation of wild dolphins and their habitats by supporting research, promoting public awareness and lobbying for better protection.
  • GRD works for a ban of ecologically unacceptable fishing practices, such as driftnets, which cause the senseless death of hundreds of thousands of dolphins, whales, seals, sharks, and seabirds every year, or setting purse-seine nets around dolphin schools to catch tuna … (english Homepage).

Projects: Dolphin Safe; /and: in Croatia; in Dominica; in Peru;
Magazine (different issues); Media; Donation;
in german: Rundbrief/Newsletter; Reisetipps; Lebensraum; Kampagnen; Fischerei Beifang; Aktionen, Proteste;
Address: Society for Dolphin Conservation Germany, Kornwegerstr. 37, 81375 München, Germany;
german Impressum; english Contact.

Fisheries, Bycatch: Alternative gear to reduce by-catch of sea birds and harbour porpoises in the Baltic Sea.  Continue Reading…

Right to Food

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a Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights ADH.

Linked on our blogs with the website Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights ADH, with Global cereal supply and demand update, with Training on ESC Rights,  and with Jean Ziegler – Switzerland.

The right to food is a human right. It protects the right of all human beings to live in dignity, free from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition. The right to food is not about charity, but about ensuring that all people have the capacity to feed themselves in dignity … (What is the right to food? 1/2).

What’s new; Work of Jean Ziegler; Team; Training on ESC Rights; Publications; Links;
Address: Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, P.O. Box 136, 1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland;

What is the right to food? 2/2:  … The right to food is protected under international human rights and humanitarian law and the correlative state obligations are equally well-established under international law. Continue Reading…

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights ADH

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Linked with the website Right to Food, with Global cereal supply and demand update; with Training on ESC Rights, and with Jean Ziegler on our World Peoples Blog.

The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights aims to provide instruction of a high academic standard, in French and in English, conduct and promote scientific research, organise training courses and expert meetings and provide legal expertise in the branches of international law relating to situations of armed conflicts. (Mission).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Faculty: Programme; Special Projects; Specialised Training; e-learning course; Research; Expert meetings 2010;
Addresse: Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Villa Moynier, Rue Lausanne 120B, CP 67 – 1211 Genève 21, Switzerland;

Training Courses on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: New Course on Understanding Economic, Social and Cultural Rights:  Continue Reading…

Right to Food Campaign, India

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One of the long-standing demands of the right to food campaign (and of the labour movement in India) is a national “employment guarantee act”. This demand was partially met in mid-2005 with the enactment of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA 2005). Under this Act, any adult willing to do casual labour at the minimum wage is entitled to employment on local public works within 15 days, subject to a limit of 100 days per household per year … (full text Employment Guarantee Act).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Latest Additions; Mid-day Meals; Right to Food Act; Legal Action; Articles; Links;
Addresse: Right To Food Campaign, Secretariat, C/o PHRN, 5 A, Jungi House, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi – 110049, India;

About the Campaign: Foundation statement: The right to food campaign is an informal network of organisations and individuals committed to the realisation of the right to food in India.  Continue Reading…

EAVES- housing and support to vulnerable women

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  • Eaves is a London-based charity that provides high quality housing and support to vulnerable women. We also carry out research, advocacy and campaigning to prevent all forms of violence against women.
  • At Eaves, we put the needs of women first. We are determined to give a voice to the most excluded women in society and provide direct, innovative services to support and empower women to help themselves.
  • We still have places available in our team for the BUPA Great South Run taking place in Portsmouth on Sunday 24 October 2010 … (full long text Homepage and a video/3.11 min).

Projects: Eaves Women’s Aid, Lilith R&D, POPPY Project, Scarlet Centre, Sojourner Project;
Resources; Press; Jobs; Volunteers; Support us;
Address: EAVES,Unit 2.03, Canterbury Court, 1-3 Brixton Road, London SW9 6DE, UK;

About: Eaves was formed in 1977 as Homeless Action. Its aim was to target the hidden homeless – single women without dependents who are least likely to have other means of support – by providing them with high quality, temporary homes.  Continue Reading…

Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture

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  • The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture (MF), a registered charity established in 1985, is the only organisation in the UK dedicated solely to the treatment of torture survivors.
  • Since its inception, almost 50,000 people have been referred for help. In 2008, the MF received 2,025 new requests for help. Clients came from 79 countries, with significant numbers from Sri Lanka, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan and Iran … (full long text Who we are).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Torture: myths and facts; Survivors’ stories; Resources; Issues; News; Events; Get involved; Jobs; Volunteers; Supporter Groups;
Address: Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, The Alan Smithson Rooms, City House, 1-3 City Road, Newcastle, NE1 2AF, UK;

What we do /Introduction: Torture is used to intimidate, repress and dehumanise individuals. People are pushed to unbearable extremes of physical and psychological pain. Men, women and children sustain brutal injuries and are often forced to witness the violent subjugation of those around them.  Continue Reading…

The Isralestinian Gandhis

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a website in palestinian, in hebrew, in english, and in french.

Goal: The goal is to find Israelis and Palestinian Gandhis: To inform them about our meditation for peace: “The Isralestinian Gandhi’s” is looking for all pacifists, Israelis and Palestinians, willing to act together in nonviolent ways for peace between the two brothers children of the same father Abraham. The Isralestinian Gandhis will be a Palestinians and IsRaelis who want to work together mainly for peace. These people should do it on voluntary bases … (full text Goals).

Frontpage: english Homepage;
News, Views; Subscribers; Support; Feedback/comments;
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25415, Tel-Aviv 61253, Israel;

About us: The survival of the State of isRael is precarious: If we don’t change our position toward Palestinian People with more love and compassion, we are headed for our own destruction. This is the reason why we must act before it’s too late.  Continue Reading…

Ethical Trading Initiative ETI

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respect for workers worldwide

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a ground-breaking alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations. We work in partnership to improve the lives of workers across the globe who make or grow consumer goods – everything from tea to T-shirts, from flowers to footballs.
Watch a six-minute video about our first decade … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
In action; Projects; Resources; News, events; Jobs; Get involved;
Address: Ethical Trading Initiative, 8 Coldbath Square, London EC1R 5HL, UK;

About 2/2: … Our vision is a world where all workers are free from exploitation and discrimination, and work in conditions of freedom, security and equity. This year our corporate members’ ethical trade activities touched the lives of over 9.4 million workers.  Continue Reading…

Corporate Responsibility CORE

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The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition strives to improve UK companies’ impacts on people and the environment. The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition has over 130 members including representatives from ethical businesses, womens’ groups, religious groups, unions, academics and environment, development and human rights groups. The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition’s work is lead by a steering group of Amnesty International UK, Action Aid, Friends of the Earth, TraidCraft, War on Want and WWF (GB) … (about 1/2).
Corporate Responsibility: in Scholar articles; and on wikipedia.

Homepage; Sitemap;
Campaigns; News; Publications; CORE in Europe; Supporting Orgs.; Support us;
Address: The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition, 26-28 Underwood Street, London, N1 7JQ, UK;

About 2/2: … The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition’s members believe that in order to improve how UK companies behave, there is a need for:  Continue Reading…

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Linked with How Ruthless Banks Gutted the Black Middle Class and Got Away With It.

… 2010’s Journalism in Color: Racial Reporting in the Obama Age: For the second consecutive year, in collaboration with UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. asked journalists of color to share their views on racial coverage in the news. The results of our 2010 Journalism in Color Survey on race and media are in. Journalists of color from around the country weighed in on the explosive issue of racial news coverage. For complete survey results, click here. Negative stereotypes, race relations, and the idea of a post-racial society are just some of the issues that African-American, Latino, Asian-American and Native American journalists addressed. Their perspective is unique. Their opinions will surprise you … (full text Loop Scoops).

News; Blogs; Discuss; Communities /stories; Culture, society; Money; Politics; About /short bios:
Address:, 13725 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423, USA;
Contact online.

(Politics)/Education: some exemples of our articles: …   Continue Reading…

Jesuit Refugee Service JRS

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The cornerstone of the JRS mission is to offer holistic human services to forcibly displaced persons. All the subsidies in the world will never be able to replace the warmth of assistance rendered by one individual human being to another. JRS recognises the human dignity in refugees through its accompaniment … (full text Accompagnement).

Refugees; Services; Advocacy; News; Multimedia; Voices; Stay informed; Prayers;
many regional addresses by scrolling down on Contact online.

About JRS: The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.  Continue Reading…

Bail for Immigration Detainees BiD

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BID believes that asylum seekers and migrants in the UK have a right to liberty and should be protected from arbitrary and prolonged detention by effective and accessible legal safeguards. We are an independent charity that exists to:

  • Improve access to bail for all immigration detainees.
  • Lobby for detention to be subject to regular, independent and automatic judicial review.
  • Work towards an end to arbitrary detention in the UK.
  • End the detention of families with children … (about 1/2).

Resources for detainees; Help from BiD; News; Archives; Voices from detention; Children in detention; Facts, Figures; Annual report; Find out; Support;

About 2/2: … BID’s Activities: Continue Reading…

Asylum Aid

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Our Mission: Asylum Aid is an independent, national charity working to secure protection for people seeking refuge in the UK from persecution and human rights abuses abroad … (about 1/2).

Get advice; Women’s project; Publications, Policy, Campaigns; Newsletter; Get involved; Asylum Rights Watch; Annual reports;
Address: Asylum Aid, Club Union House, 253-254 Upper Street, London N1 1RY, UK;

About 2/2: … Our Aims: Continue Reading…

Refugee and Migrant Justice RMJ

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Lawyers defending Human Rights

Refugee and Migrant Justice (RMJ), formerly the Refugee Legal Centre, was established in 1992.  Our objective is to secure justice for asylum seekers and other migrants in the UK who seek protection or need help to secure their human rights under UK law … (about 1/2).

Policy; Priorities; Report 2009; Briefings; Media; Interpreting, Translations; Links;

About 2/2: … We aim to

  • provide high quality legal services to those who do not have the means to pay; and
  • develop a more informed debate, using our expertise to campaign for positive changes in the asylum and immigration system.  Continue Reading…

Refugee Council online

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  • The Refugee Council is the largest organisation in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees. We not only give direct help and support, but also work with asylum seekers and refugees to ensure their needs and concerns are addressed.
  • As a human rights charity, independent of government, we work to ensure that refugees are given the protection they need, that they are treated with respect and understanding, and that they have the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as other members of our society … (about 1/2).

How; News; Newsletter; Jobs; Campaigning; Volunteering; Support;
Addresses (1 of 6): Refugee Council Head Office, 240-250 Ferndale Road, Brixton, London SW9 8BB, UK; Map;

About Refugee Council online 2/2: … We achieve this mission by:   Continue Reading…

Refugees International

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a poweerful voice for lifesaving action

  • A gift to Refugees International funds independent, effective, lifesaving work. Worldwide, 41.9 million people have been forced from their homes because of conflict, and over 12 million stateless people live with no national identity. Refugees International gathers critical information directly from the field and provides governments, international agencies, and non-governmental organizations with effective solutions to improve the lives of displaced people.
  • Refugees International does not accept any government or UN funding and relies upon the support of individual donors like you. There are many ways to support our lifesaving work: … (full text Get involved).

Where; Issues; Neglected crises; Return, reintegration; Media; Blog; for Congress; Donate;
Address (1 of 2): Refugees International, 2001 S Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20009, USA;

Who we are: Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises.   Continue Reading…

Tamil Nadu Voluntary Health Association TNVHA

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health through people

TNVHA is a non-profit, secular, registered Association of Voluntary Organisations working for health promotion in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. It was registered under Tamilnadu Society’s Registration Act in 1971. In its 38 years of service, the number of member institutions has grown to 744 which include Hospitals, Dispensaries and Community-based Organisations … (about 1/2).

Organization; Activities; Future Plans; Members; Publications;
Address: Tamil Nadu Volutary Health Association, 18, Appadurai Main Street, Chennai – 600 023, India;

About 2/2: … MOTTO: Health Through People.  Continue Reading…

Africa Humanitarian Action AHA

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15 years of Humanitarian Work – just got ECOSOC special status

AHA seeks to empower African people to find lasting solutions to the challenges facing the continent and advocate for an African renaissance.  We believe that Africans have the necessary skills and abilities to be active agents of change and to positively impact their futures.  To support our aim we work together with local and vulnerable communities, listening and responding to their needs and building upon their inherent capacities, to make lasting differences to people’s lives … (full text Principles and Values).

Homepage /What;
Where; Who; Achievements; History; Donors, Partners;
Address (one of many): AHA – Head Office, Guinea-Conakry Road, PO Box 110, Code 1250, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia;

About: African Humanitarian Action is African in Spirit, Concept and Composition.  Continue Reading…

Catholic Health Association of India CHAI

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The Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI), one of the world’s largest non-governmental organization in the health sector with nearly 3,279 member institutions, which include big, medium and small hospitals, health centres and diocesan social service societies was established in 1943. The members of the association are located in various parts of the country – urban, semi-urban, rural and tribal settlements and are predominantly engaged in providing curative care extending health care facilitates to the poor and marginalized. The health centres, which form majority of CHAI membership, deliver mainly curative and promotive health services. (Homepage).

Regional units; Network (excellence); Membership; Services; IHI Newsletter; CHAI on wikipedia;
Address: The Catholic Health Association of India, 157/6, Gunrock Enclave, Secuderabad – 500009, Andhra Pradesh, India;

Theme of the month (March 2010): Let us hope the project is not abandoned ( March 2010).  Continue Reading…

Web Statistics …

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…. for all world-citizenship-Blogs – Sept. 2, 2010, by our web-host:

Summary by Month
Month Daily Avg Monthly Totals
Hits Files Pages Visits Sites KBytes Visits Pages Files Hits
Sep 2010 30751 25607 10621 4098 3137 848771 4098 10621 25607 30751
Aug 2010 33172 28327 11870 5148 140627 35235920 159590 367979 878141 1028359
Jul 2010 25906 21342 9775 3713 65813 23229772 115110 303030 661627 803093
Jun 2010 28454 23910 9193 3623 62091 24014153 108717 275805 717318 853638
May 2010 30329 25351 10352 3969 67366 27488018 123043 320939 785906 940200
Apr 2010 34015 28870 11531 4191 75671 28036631 125738 345932 866125 1020479
Mar 2010 35766 30700 12048 4271 75969 30065742 132421 373509 951720 1108772
Feb 2010 52828 45473 15180 5052 96179 36219864 141469 425066 1273250 1479197
Jan 2010 64856 56826 16519 5218 111776 47490949 161775 512091 1761607 2010554
Dec 2009 26199 22020 9998 3779 47082 20718669 117169 309942 682649 812189
Nov 2009 27058 22734 9701 3820 49850 20289769 114605 291037 682023 811743
Oct 2009 26196 22348 9502 3432 47926 21435215 106414 294569 692794 812104
Totals 315073473 1410149 3830520 9978767 11711079


Top 30 of 158 Total Countries
# Hits Files KBytes Country
1 269494 26.21% 242059 27.56% 8576720 24.34% Unresolved/Unknown
2 233321 22.69% 192066 21.87% 11035332 31.32% US Commercial
3 186041 18.09% 163664 18.64% 5936967 16.85% Network
4 51457 5.00% 25271 2.88% 569304 1.62% Switzerland
5 25681 2.50% 24730 2.82% 1151065 3.27% Argentina
6 21989 2.14% 20972 2.39% 950498 2.70% Mexico
7 16759 1.63% 14779 1.68% 448860 1.27% India
8 16039 1.56% 14459 1.65% 542270 1.54% Brazil
9 14844 1.44% 13281 1.51% 393714 1.12% Australia
10 13124 1.28% 11447 1.30% 421973 1.20% Russian Federation
11 11003 1.07% 9935 1.13% 319327 0.91% Germany
12 8967 0.87% 8364 0.95% 319696 0.91% US Government
13 8398 0.82% 7634 0.87% 349533 0.99% Colombia
14 8204 0.80% 7496 0.85% 284486 0.81% Spain
15 8040 0.78% 5963 0.68% 173736 0.49% United Kingdom
16 7945 0.77% 7017 0.80% 220267 0.63% Canada
17 7735 0.75% 6895 0.79% 206103 0.58% Netherlands
18 7373 0.72% 6700 0.76% 190307 0.54% France
19 6895 0.67% 5058 0.58% 152563 0.43% Non-Profit Organization
20 5780 0.56% 5599 0.64% 247353 0.70% Chile
21 5700 0.55% 4755 0.54% 162241 0.46% Italy
22 5130 0.50% 4347 0.50% 132372 0.38% Belgium
23 4983 0.48% 4689 0.53% 143402 0.41% Saudi Arabia
24 4912 0.48% 4629 0.53% 133282 0.38% Indonesia
25 4738 0.46% 4072 0.46% 172982 0.49% US Educational
26 4499 0.44% 3836 0.44% 127251 0.36% Ireland
27 4493 0.44% 4237 0.48% 113814 0.32% Pakistan
28 4274 0.42% 3777 0.43% 108673 0.31% Poland
29 3444 0.33% 3123 0.36% 99420 0.28% US Military
30 3278 0.32% 2388 0.27% 87856 0.25% Austria


Daily Statistics for August 2010
Day Hits Files Pages Visits Sites KBytes
1 29758 2.89% 24979 2.84% 9090 2.47% 3814 2.39% 9197 6.54% 938055 2.66%
2 40858 3.97% 35543 4.05% 11663 3.17% 3995 2.50% 11866 8.44% 1333190 3.78%
3 45272 4.40% 39643 4.51% 11022 3.00% 4162 2.61% 12962 9.22% 1442215 4.09%
4 34203 3.33% 29694 3.38% 8528 2.32% 4093 2.56% 11751 8.36% 1164039 3.30%
5 41608 4.05% 36086 4.11% 10514 2.86% 4061 2.54% 11196 7.96% 1341835 3.81%
6 32128 3.12% 26937 3.07% 9616 2.61% 4221 2.64% 11789 8.38% 1102232 3.13%
7 32177 3.13% 27930 3.18% 10636 2.89% 4058 2.54% 9889 7.03% 1096893 3.11%
8 40639 3.95% 34938 3.98% 12508 3.40% 4251 2.66% 11452 8.14% 1251970 3.55%
9 44972 4.37% 37914 4.32% 11694 3.18% 5131 3.22% 12952 9.21% 1518274 4.31%
10 46425 4.51% 41244 4.70% 12724 3.46% 5514 3.46% 12329 8.77% 1751450 4.97%
11 37835 3.68% 33208 3.78% 14751 4.01% 6389 4.00% 5089 3.62% 1497384 4.25%
12 33108 3.22% 28638 3.26% 13792 3.75% 7218 4.52% 2851 2.03% 1273043 3.61%
13 29266 2.85% 24770 2.82% 11227 3.05% 5245 3.29% 2602 1.85% 980425 2.78%
14 23859 2.32% 19639 2.24% 10349 2.81% 4348 2.72% 2571 1.83% 721654 2.05%
15 28874 2.81% 23630 2.69% 15151 4.12% 5971 3.74% 3020 2.15% 932492 2.65%
16 35110 3.41% 30531 3.48% 13048 3.55% 6441 4.04% 2510 1.78% 1382749 3.92%
17 32482 3.16% 27391 3.12% 13092 3.56% 6633 4.16% 2590 1.84% 1240458 3.52%
18 33937 3.30% 29158 3.32% 13363 3.63% 5343 3.35% 2492 1.77% 1112706 3.16%
19 32677 3.18% 28759 3.27% 13416 3.65% 5185 3.25% 2451 1.74% 1133850 3.22%
20 30275 2.94% 25069 2.85% 13876 3.77% 6647 4.17% 2642 1.88% 1236897 3.51%
21 24887 2.42% 20596 2.35% 11618 3.16% 6167 3.86% 2315 1.65% 1039082 2.95%
22 27921 2.72% 22618 2.58% 11097 3.02% 5238 3.28% 2297 1.63% 958933 2.72%
23 33630 3.27% 29048 3.31% 12859 3.49% 5807 3.64% 2689 1.91% 1192379 3.38%
24 30520 2.97% 25975 2.96% 11332 3.08% 4799 3.01% 2651 1.89% 962071 2.73%
25 24971 2.43% 20061 2.28% 10490 2.85% 4823 3.02% 2569 1.83% 797711 2.26%
26 32462 3.16% 27967 3.18% 11749 3.19% 5244 3.29% 2651 1.89% 1095726 3.11%
27 35176 3.42% 30202 3.44% 14648 3.98% 5071 3.18% 2591 1.84% 1138578 3.23%
28 23379 2.27% 19164 2.18% 10590 2.88% 4815 3.02% 2303 1.64% 782668 2.22%
29 24543 2.39% 20580 2.34% 10195 2.77% 4784 3.00% 2521 1.79% 813249 2.31%
30 31601 3.07% 27031 3.08% 11576 3.15% 5285 3.31% 3014 2.14% 1018774 2.89%
31 33806 3.29% 29198 3.32% 11765 3.20% 4919 3.08% 2806 2.00% 984938 2.80%

International Institute of ICT Journalism – PenPlusBytes PPB

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International Institute for Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) Journalism (PenPlusBytes) is a registered company limited by guarantee since 18th July 2001. PenPlusBytes seeks to empower the media through the use of ICTs to advance the work of journalism. It consists of a network of media organizations and journalists interested in using ICTs effectively to advance the course of journalism. We have trained over 100 journalists from various parts of Africa and across the globe in cutting edge new media technologies and contemporary ICT issues … (about 1/2).

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About 2/2: … Vision: To be a leading training institute for training practicing African journalists on cutting edge ICT skills and policy related issues.  Continue Reading…

Canadian council for international co-operation CCIC – CCCI

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aussi en français.

Established in 1968, CCIC monitors and analyzes federal policies on foreign affairs, aid, trade, debt and defence and communicates its findings to members and the public. The Council brings to the Canadian foreign policy-making arena the unique experience and knowledge of Canadian development practitioners and their Southern partners. (about /Mission).

english Homepage; Sitemap;
What we do; Who’s Who; Working Groups; Resources; Media; Members; Internship; Links;
Address: CCIC, 450 Rideau Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 5Z4, Canada;

About: Established in 1968, CCIC monitors and analyzes federal policies on foreign affairs, aid, trade, debt and defence and communicates its findings to members and the public.  Continue Reading…

Centre for International Studies and Cooperation CECI

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(If you wish to go fast, go alone; if you wish to go far, join together with others. African proverb) – also in french and spanish

The mission of CECI is to combat poverty and exclusion. To this end, CECI builds the development capacities of disadvantaged communities. We support peace building, human rights, and equity initiatives. We mobilize resources and promote exchanges of knowledge … (full text about /Mission).

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Address: CECI, 3000, Omer-Lavallée St, Montréal (Québec), Canada H1Y 3R8;

About /VISION: … 1. CECI is a leader within an international network of partners combating poverty and exclusion. Our main area of expertise is in the building of development capacity.  Continue Reading…

African Law Association

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Association de Droit Africaine, Gesellschaft für afrikanischs Recht e.V.

Since its foundation in Heidelberg in 1973 the African Law Association  has been the single specialised association in German-speaking countries to spread knowledge of the legal systems of all of Africa – which the Association calls ‘African Law’ – and to encourage their comparative studies. The Association  brings together people interested in research, teaching and practical issues of the law in Africa and cultivates friendships with like-minded organizations, institutions and persons both in Germany and abroad … (english Welcome Page 1/2).

Conferences; Publications; Information; Materials; Who is who; Current research projects;
Contact /Address /Impressum: African Law Association, c/o Eva Diehl, Richardstr. 19, 12043 Berlin, Germany.

Welcome Page 2/2: … More than 200 researchers and practitioners who are members of the Association work on international law related to Africa, African States or persons, domestic law of Africa’s 53 States, traditional and religiously shaped African laws as well as the continent’s rich legal culture of present and past with its manifold traditions and influences. Continue Reading…

African International Courts and Tribunals AICT

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(Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; New York University, New York)

This website has been developed by the Project on International Courts and Tribunals (PICT). PICT’s mission is to address the legal, political, financial and organizational challenges arising out of the multiplication of international courts and tribunals that took place as of the end of the Cold War. PICT is a catalyst for research, both scholarly and policy-oriented, and training … (about 1/2).

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Project on Ingernational Courts and Tribunals – PICT;

About 2/2: … In the world of international courts and tribunals, Africa is, in many regards, a unique case. African States and international organizations are frontrunners in the development of international courts and tribunals. A few examples will help illustratie the extent of their path-breaking work. Continue Reading…

AfriMAP – Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project

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(of OSI Johannesburg)  – AfriMAP, the Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project, is an initiative of the Soros Foundation Network’s four African foundations, and works with national civil society organizations to conduct systematic audits of government performance in three areas: the justice sector and the rule of law; political participation and democracy; and effective delivery of public services … (about 1/2).

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Addresses (1 of 2): AfriMAP, P.O. Box 678, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa;

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