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INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS & EDITORS RESOURCE CENTER

These resources are produced by Investigative Reporters and Editors.  Although aimed at journalists, many of the resources listed would be equally useful for gathering evidence for litigation. The Resources Center is a major research library containing more than 25,000 investigative stories — both print and broadcast, and provides thousands of “tip sheets” on how to […]

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GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK (GIJN)

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is an international association of nonprofit organisations that support, promote, and produce investigative journalism. GIJN holds conferences, conducts trainings, provides resources and consulting, and encourages the creation of similar nonprofit groups. It was founded in 2003. Provides a signpost to a wide range of resources for investigative journalism which are […]

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SECURITY IN A BOX

Security in-a-Box is a website which provides activists with advice and tips on security of  information – principally digital information. The website covers such topics as: Protect your device from malware and hackers Protect your information from physical threats Create and maintain secure passwords Protect the sensitive files on your computer Recover from information loss […]

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PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION; BOON OR BANE?

Objective of this study: To study the origin of the concept of Public Interest Litigation. To study the evolution and development of Public Interest Litigation in India To discuss the instances of successful adjudication of rights of people through the advent of Public Interest Litigations in India To study the cases of misuse of Public […]

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PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION: INSIGHTS FROM THEORY AND PRACTICE

In the American struggle for social justice, public interest litigation has played an indisputably important role. Yet over the past three decades, critics from both the left and right have challenged its capacity to secure systemic change. This analysis of PIL theory and practice as practiced in the United States looks at the challenges facing […]

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SECURING FORESTS, SECURING RIGHTS

Securing Forests, Securing rights (2014): Report of the International Workshop on Deforestation and the Rights of Forest Peoples, Held in Palangka Raya, Indonesia, March 2014. Report available on website of Forest Peoples Programme.

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BUSINESS ANTI-CORRUPTION PORTAL: LEGISLATION

A useful and practical source of anti-corruption legislation. Provides a quick and practical breakdowns of key anti-corruption legislation and companion compliance guides. Provides introductions to legislation and links to full text for a range of countries, as well as international agreements. “Policies, training, due diligence, communication, and more. Together and automated”. This online commercial source […]

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GENDER AND LAND RIGHTS DATABASE (FAO)

The Gender and Land Rights Database (GLRD) was launched by FAO in 2010 to highlight the major political, legal and cultural factors that influence the realisation of women’s land rights throughout the world. It also serves as a platform to address, discuss and provide information about gender and land issues with the support of 84 […]

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AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS CASE LAW ANALYSER (IHRDA)

The Caselaw Analyser was developed together with the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA). It contains the case law from all regional African human rights mechanisms. The Caselaw Analyser is a web-based system for human rights litigators to research caselaw in order to prepare their cases. It allows them to easily browse […]

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COUNTRY INFO: FREEDOMINFO

Freedominfo.org: “the global network of freedom of information advocates” is a one-stop portal that describes best practices, consolidates lessons learned, explains campaign strategies and tactics, and links the efforts of freedom of information advocates around the world. The “Country Info” section contains crucial information on freedom of information laws worldwide and how they were drafted […]

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