Advocacy Organizations

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A photo of young girl from Budapest, on display at Depo, an arts and debate center in Turkey.


Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo (Grandmothers of the May Plaza)

Archivo de la Memoria de la Provincia de Córdoba (Archive for the Memory of the Province of Cordoba)

Asamblea Permanente por los Derechos Humanos (Permanent Assembly for Human Rights)

Asociación de ex-Detenidos Desaparecidos (Association for Ex-Detained Disappeared)

Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo (Association of Mothers of the May Plaza)

Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (Center for Legal and Social Studies)

Familiares de Desaparecidos y Detenidos por Razones Politicas (Relatives of thoseDisappeared and Detained for Political Reasons)

Hijos por la Identidad y la Justicia contra el Olvido y el Silencio  (Children for Identity and Justice against Forgetting and Silence)

Instituto Espacio Para La Memoria (Space Institute for Memory)

Liga Argentina por los Derechos del Hombre (Argentine League for the Rights of Man)

Madres de Plaza de Mayo Linea Fundadora (Mothers of the May Plaza Founders)

Memoria Abierta (Open Memory)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Grupa Spomenik (Monument Group)


Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada


B.a.B.e (Budi Aktivna, Budi Emnacipiran; Be Active, Be Free)


Truth Now


World Future Council 


KOMNASHAM (National Commission of Human Rights) (No existing website, for more information see SEA NHRI Forum)

Institute for Research and Advocacy for Society

 Santri Society for People’s Advocacy


Youth Initiative for Human Rights 


ACT for the Disappeared 

UMAM Research and Documentation: Lebanese Association for Cultural and Artistic Exchange


National Indigenous Women’s Federation

The Netherlands

Network of Concerned Historians


Bantayog ng mga Bayani

Task Force Detainees of the Philippines

Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines


Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania

Sighet Memorial


Memorial International Historical-Enlightenment, Human Rights and Humanitarian Society

The Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center: ‘Peace, Progress, Human Rights


Humanitarian Law Center

Center for History, Democracy, and Reconciliation


Association for the Recuperation of Historical Memory (Asociación para la Recuperación de la Memoria Histórica)

Foro por la Memoria (Forum for Memory)

Todos Los Nombres (All the Names)

Amical de Mauthausen Organization


Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation


Hafiza Merkezi


Will and Citizenship Organization (Organisation Volonté et Citoyenneté) 


International Refugee Rights Initiative

United States

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs 

Center for Political Ecology

Mississippi Truth Project

Seyfo Center

The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation