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Index of Links


Governmental Organizations

Council of Europe


United Nations


Non Governmental Organizations




Human Rights Violations (general)

Justice and Reconciliation



War and Conflict Prevention


International Criminal Courts and Truth Commissions

International Criminal Courts and Tribunals –official links

International Criminal Courts and Tribunals - other links

Truth Commissions – official links

Transitional Justice – other links


Research Centers and Projects

African Studies

Conflict and Peace Research

Criminological Institutes

Epidemiology of Disasters

Genocide studies

Human Rights

International Crimes

International Criminal Law

International Criminal Justice, incl. transitional justice and truth commissions

International Relations

Justice and Reconciliation





War Crimes


                Scientific Networks and Associations



International Criminal Law






Human Rights

International Criminal Law


Websites (miscellaneous)





Council of Europe

·        Council of Europe Directorate General of Human Rights

·        European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment



·        Interpol – Crimes Against Humanity


United Nations

·        Committee against Torture

·        Database International Law

·        High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR)

·        Special Rapporteur on Torture

·        Treaty Collection

·        United Nations Action to counter terrorism

·        United Nations Home Page

·        United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research UNIDIR

·        United Nations Human Rights

·        World Health Organisation






·         Coalition to stop the use of childsoldiers

·         Childsoldiers (in Dutch)

·         Warchild



·         CorpWatch – Holding corporations accountable

·         HRW Resources and Campains on Corporations and Human Rights

·         Business and Human Rights – Resource Centre



·         AEGIS: protect against genocide

·         Armenian National Institute

·         Cape Town Holocaust Centre

·         Documentation Center of Cambodia

·         Fundacion Memoria Del Holocausto (Spanish)

·         Genocide Intervention Fund (GIF):

·         Genocide Watch

·         Holocaust taskforce on international cooperation on education, remembrance and research

·         Prevent Genocide International

·         Simon Wiesenthal Center


Human Rights Violations

·         American Civil Liberties Union

·         Amnesty International

·         Asian Centre for Human Rights

·         Derechos Human Rights (Spanish)

·         European Roma Human Rights Center

·         Freedomhouse

·         Human Rights First

·         Human Rights Watch

·         Global Witness

·         International Alert

·         International Human Rights Network

·         Justiça Global: Brazil

·         Open Society Justice Initiative


International Law

·         International Institute of Humanitarian Law


Justice and Reconciliation

·         Centre for Justice & Reconciliation 

·         International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR)

·         South African Centre for the study of violence and reconciliation –CVSR

·         South African Institute for justice and reconciliation

·         Transitional justice: international center on transitional justice – ICTJ



·         Association for the Prevention of Torture

·         Balkan Network for the Prevention of Torture and Rehabilitation of Victims (B.A.N.)

·         Centre for Justice and accountability

·         World Organization against Torture



·         Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

·         Independent Medico-Legal Unit: torture victims

·         International Rehabilitation council for Torture Victims

·         Medical Foundation for the care for torture victims

·         Survivors International for torture victims

·         Victims' Rights Working Group (VRWG)

·         War Trauma foundation: support to traumatized victims


War and Conflict Prevention

·         Crimes of War Project

·         European Centre for Conflict Prevention (ECCP)

·         Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC)

·         International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

·         International Crisis Group

·         International Peace Academy

·         International Peace Bureau

·         International Rescue Committee (IRC)

·         Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)

·         Peacemakers Trust

·         Peace Brigades International (PBI)

·         World Bank - Conflict Prevention & Reconstruction (CPR)





International Courts and Tribunals - official links

·         European Court of Human Rights

·         International Criminal Court (ICC)

·         International Criminal Tribunal Rwanda (ICTR)

·         International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

·         The Special Court for Sierra Leone

·         International Court of Justice


International Courts and Tribunals – other links

·         Coalition for the International Criminal Court

·         Coalition for International Justice

·         Committee for an Effective International Criminal Law:

·         East Timor Judicial monitoring system

·         International criminal tribunal for former Yugoslavia by global policy forum

·         International criminal tribunal for Rwanda by global policy forum

·         International Justice: Global policy forum on international justice

·         Iraq Tribunal

·         Judicial System Monitoring Program - East Timor

·         No Peace Without Justice

·         Nuremberg Case Law

·         Special Court for Sierra Leone

·         Special Tribunal Cambodia by Global Policy forum

·         Sense Tribunal on the ICTY

·         The High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina

·         The Khemr Rouge Trial Task Force


Truth Commissions- official links

·         Brazilian Nunca mas report

·         East Timor: Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in East Timor

·         Movimento Pernambuco Estado de Paz (in Portugese)

·         Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission

·         South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

·         United States and Institute of peace (with many references to official links)


Transitional Justice – other links

·         International Center for Transitional Justice

·         Truth commissions in Latin America  (Spanish)





African Studies

·         African Studies Center - Leiden University, the Netherlands

·         Centre for African Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Conflict and Peace Research

·         Ethnicity, Insurgency and Civil War: Standford University

·         Incore: International Conflict research: University of Ulster

·         International Peace Research Institute: Oslo

·         Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict Research Group: University of western Ontario

·         New Zealand Centre for Conflict Resolution: Victoria University

·         Peace research: Stockholm international peace research institute – SIPRI

·         Re-Imagining Peace after Massacres: Centre D’études et de recherche Internationales-Sciences Po

·         The International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO)

·         Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP)

·         War Project - Université Libre de Liège-Criminologie de Guerre (French)


Criminological Institutes

·         Excellent overview: Criminology and Criminal justice links: Institute of Criminology: University of Tübingen (Germany)

·         Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR)


Epidemiology of Disasters

·         Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)


Genocide studies

·         Armenian Genocide: Zoryan Institute

·         Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide studies

·         Cambodian Genocide project: Yale University

·         Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Education, Belgium

·         Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Clark University

·         Center for Holocaust and Genocide studies, the Netherlands (University Amsterdam and NIOD)

·         Center for Holocaust and Genocide studies at the University of Minnesota

·         Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights

·         Diaspora- und Genozidforschung: Institut an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

·         Democide: Freedom, Democracy,  Peace; Power, Democide, and War (J.R. Rummel)

·         Drew University Center for Holocaust Genocide Study

·         Genocide and Human Rights: Montreal Institute for human rights and Genocide studies (MIGS)

·         Genocide and Mass Violence Comparative Research Project of the Hiroshima Peace Institute

·         Genocide research group: Arbeitsgruppe für Genozidforschung: Universität Zürich

·         Genocide research project: University of Memphis

·         Genocide studies: Yale

·         Genocide, war crimes and mass killings: Web Genocide Documentation Centre

·         GenoDynamics: University of Maryland

·         Holocaust, Genocide, Human Right and Tolerance: Californian State University

·         Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University

·         Institute for the Study of Genocide, University of the state of New York

·         Yugoslavian Genocide: The Scholars Initiative: Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies


        Human Rights

·         African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies

·         Human Rights Centre, University of California, Berkeley

·         Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG)

·         Human Rights Research and Education Centre; Ottawa University

·         Irish Centre for Human Rights, Galway University

·         Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Utrecht University

·         Research Centre for Human Rights; Osaka University


International Crimes

·         Cross-border Crime Colloquium

·         The Amsterdam Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on International Crimes (ACIC)


International Criminal Law

·         Asser Institute - The Hague, the Netherlands

·         Grotius Center for International Legal Studies - The Hague, the Netherlands

·         Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law


International Criminal Justice, incl. Transitional Justice and Truth Commissions

·         International Criminal Law and Criminology: Max Planck Institüt in Freiburg

·         Nazi Germany: Justiz und NS-Verbrechen: University of Amsterdam

·         Nuremberg trials project: Harvard Law School library

·         Nuremberg: The Avalon project at Yale Law school

·         Project on International Courts and Tribunals at University College London

·         Re-establishing peace after massacres: a comparative and trans-disciplinary research

·         Transitional justice: AAAS Science and Human Rights Program

·         Transitional justice: Catholic University Leuven


International Relations

·         Netherlands Institute of International Relations - Clingendael


Justice and Reconciliation

·         Centre for Justice and Reconciliation

·         Justice and Reconciliation Project Northern Uganda


        Mass violence

·         Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence



·         Minorities at Risk Project: University of Maryland



·         The Comfort Women Project



·         Global Terrorism Research Centre, Monash University

·         International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR)

·         International Institute for Counter Terrorism

·         Terrorism Research Center



·         Intervict - Tilburg University, the Netherlands

·         International Victimology Website


War Crimes

·         International War Crimes Project: New England School of Law

·         Humanitarianism and War Project (Brown University)

·         Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (NIOD)

·         Small Arms Survey

·         War Crimes Research Office; Washington College of Law; Jurisprudence Collections






·         American society of Criminology

·         Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology

·         British Society of criminologists

·         Dutch Society for Criminology (Dutch)

·         European society of criminology

·         International society of Criminology



·         European network of genocide scholars (ENOGS)

·         International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS)


International Criminal Law

·         International Association of Penal Law (AIDP)

·         International Criminal Law Network


International Law

·          American Society of International Law



·         American Anthropological Association

·         Crimes of War Project

·         European Association of social anthropologists

·         International Society for Military Law and the Law of War

·         Trauma Research network


       Security Studies

·         Institute for Security Studies





·         Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology

·         British Journal of Criminology

·         Canadian Journal of Criminology

·         Crime and delinquency

·         Crime, law and social change

·         Criminal Justice behavior

·         Criminology

·         Critical criminology: an international journal

·         European journal of crime, criminal law and criminal justice

·         Journal of Criminal justice

·         Journal of criminal law and criminology

·         Journal of Quantitative Criminology

·         Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency

·         Theoretical Criminology



·         Holocaust and Genocide studies: an international journal

·         Genocide Studies and Prevention

·         Journal of Genocide Research

·         Zeitschrift für Genozidforschung


       Human Rights

·         Human Rights Law Review

·         Journal of Human Rights

·         International Journal of Human Rights

·         War Crimes, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity


International Criminal Law

·         Journal of International Criminal Justice

·         International Criminal Justice Review

·         International Criminal Law Review

·         Leiden Journal of International Law

·         International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences

·         Crime and Justice International

·         Journal of Conflict and Security Law


Peace and Conflict

·          International Security

·          Journal of conflict and security Law

·          Journal of peace research

·          Peace conflict and development

·          The International Journal of Transitional Justice




·         Argentinian Military Junta: The Vanished Galery

·         Killology Research Group

·         PPCT Management  Systems

·         The My Lai Courts-martial

·         US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC

·         Yad Vashem Home Page, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem