Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Human Rights Reports | Political Conditions/Violence

  Land Disputes | Elections | Press Freedom | Gender-Based Violence | Children’s Rights | Prison Conditions

Housing Rights | Country Condition News (English) | Country Condition News (French)

 Additional Research | Old Press Accounts Immigration | Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

Human Rights Reports

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Reports on Specific Issues

Political Conditions/Violence
(See also Special Section on Political Conditions/Violence)

Land Disputes


(See also Special Section on Fair Elections)

Press Freedom

Gender-Based Violence 
(See also  Special Section on Haitian Women and Gender-Based Violence)

Children’s Rights

Prison Conditions

Housing Rights

Other Country Condition News (English)

Other Country Condition News (French)

Haiti News Briefs May 2006-October 2007

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Additional Research

  • RefWorld: Refugee Decision Support, a project of the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR)
  • IACHR: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, gathers human information and writes human reports on many countries
  • Dossier Choléra: A blog (in French) that gathers information and articles about the progression of cholera in Haiti.
  • The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR): The OHCHR posts treaty ratifications and reports of independent experts.
  • The U.S. Department of State: The U.S. Department of State publishes annual country reports on human rights conditions in the different countries around the world, including Haiti.
  • The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada: The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada provides detailed information regarding the human rights conditions in the different countries around the world and also has well-documented responses to questions regarding asylum issues.
  • Amnesty International: Amnesty International is a non-governmental organization dedicated to protecting human rights around the world. Detailed accounts of human rights abuses in countries such as Haiti are recounted in their annual reports, press releases, and urgent actions.
  • Reporters Without Borders: Reporters Without Borders is a non-governmental organization committed to assuring freedom of information around the world. Their website documents violations of this freedom.
  • Human Rights Watch (HRW): HRW is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the defense and promotion of human rights around the world. HRW publishes investigative reports, commentaries, press releases, letters and advocates for respect of human rights.
  • Freedom House: Freedom House is a watchdog organization that independently reports on freedom in countries around the world.
  • Globalex: This website from NYU Law School provides a detailed guide for researching Haitian law.
  • The World Law Guide: This website has links to Haiti legislation, including its Constitution and Penal Code.

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Old Press Accounts

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