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The NCA (formerly the Norwegian Council for Southern Africa) tries to raise awareness about Africa and African affairs. Their website offers background articles and news on Africa. The NCA has since 1967 spearheaded the Norwegian struggle against apartheid, and worked for democracy and justice in Southern Africa. Best known was their Index on Africa, a gateway to information on Africa on the Internet, with over 3.800 links sorted by country, subject and news. Unfortunately, the index was removed in spring 2010 (approximately). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Sash, originally published as Black Sash, is a detailed record of the activities of the Black Sash organisation: the petitions, protests, marches, vigils, press releases and Conference papers which reflect the modus operandi of their desire to bring about change in the legislation which was, in their opinion, discriminatory and the cause of untold human suffering, hardship and poverty. Issues such as the Pass Laws, migrant labour, forced removals, indefinite detention without trial, Group Areas Act, the Bantu Education Act and in later years land reform were all brought to the attention of the apathetic public in an attempt to mount pressure against the Government to bring about a change in policy. The Black Sash acted as a constant reminder to the white electorate conscience that complacency would not effect change and action was necessary. The journal reflects the detailed efforts of these women from two aspects. The first one being the practical way in which the Black Sash Advice Offices helped hundreds of Africans experiencing problems as a direct result of the unjust Pass Laws. The second aspect was contained in their well documented and researched reporting on current political situations, State legislation and the effects thereof and other issues which they felt ought to be changed. ... [according to site editor`s information]
Blogger Ingrid Jones runs several blogs about African states which have undergone or still undergo crises, sometimes armed conflicts. Jones collects news, reports and other resources on these states and thei current situation. You will find blogs on the following countries: Sudan Watch, Congo Watch, Uganda Watch, Ethiopia Watch, Niger Watch, Kenya Watch. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Institute of Economic Affairs Ghana (IEA) is Ghana’s Premier Public Policy Institute. Established in 1989 by a Ghanaian economist, Dr. Charles Mensa, the IEA was set up with a view to broadening the debate on public policy; engendering private sector led economic growth, and strengthening the pillars of democracy. Ultimately the IEA's work is informed by its vision – an economically viable and democratic Ghana, West Africa and ultimately Africa in which the rule of law prevails, the institutions of democracy are protected and respected and the rights and freedoms of the citizens are enjoyed by them. [According to the site editor's information]....
This website was initiated by actor George Clooney and others. It offers real-time satellite pictures and is aimed at documenting and eventually preventing human rights abuses world wide. The hope is that perpetrators might be discouraged knowing that they get "watched". The website also offers reports from crisis regions. The idea came to life through Clooney's commitment during the Darfur crisis in Sudan. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Genocide Alert e.V. is a German human rights organization which advocates for the effective prevention and punishment of grave human rights violations such as genocide and crimes against humanity, thereby informing the visitors of its website about genocides all over the world. Since its founding in 2007, Genocide Alert has conducted active political consultancy and public outreach with the aim of pushing Germany and the European Union towards a more responsible, solidary and human rights based foreign policy [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The Institute for Security Studies with its head office in Pretoria, South Africa, and offices in Kenya, Ethiopia and Senegal offers a huge range of resources concerning security topics in Africa (e.g. more than 200 e-books since 1996, studies, audio material, journals, news, ....). All of this is available online for free. [editors ilissAfrica]
Der Fabbikouassi's Blog bietet ausführlicher Informationen zu Politik, Menschenrechte, Demokratie in Togo. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Human Rights in Togo is a resource for information regarding the human rights situation in Togo. The website's four different sections "general history", "human rights history", "current human rights situation", and "recommendations" try to provide a detailed insight into the country's developments and the current situation [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....