Human Rights Watch/Americas Watch Division Records are now available for research

Human Rights Watch/Americas Watch (AmW) was established in 1981 as an outgrowth of the Helsinki Watch Committee, the AmW division promotes human rights in the Western Hemisphere. It concerns itself particularly with harassed human rights groups in repressive countries. AmW, for example, assists Latin American monitoring organizations in disseminating information about oppressive practices. It also […]

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Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Records

The records of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) have been processed and are now available for use by researchers at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.  The ICCR is a coalition of predominantly faith based institutions that are committed to socially responsible investing. The strength of the records lies in their documentation of […]

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Journalists at Risk in the Former Yugoslavia: The Committee to Protect Journalists Records

Catherine Carson Ricciardi Archivist In processing the records for the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), I’ve found many files that document the challenges for journalists covering the war in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. For example, records relating to a project to create a safety handbook for these journalists provide additional insights into the […]

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