- American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA):
A U.S.-based non-governmental organization dedicated to relieving poverty
and aiding refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza. Includes a
comprehensive list of links
to related sites.
- Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
- Israel: US-based organization dedicated to combating anti-semitism,
hate crimes and other human rights abuses throughout the world. This site
contains updates and background information on the conflict in the Middle
- The Arab Association for Human
Rights (HRA): An Israel-based NGO dedicated to the promotion of
political and civil rights in Israel and to the domestic implementation of
international human rights principles. Provides background information on
the main issues affecting the region.
- Arab Gateway: A comprehensive
list of resources organized by country and topic.
- Arab Social Science Research:
Well-indexed research on the Arab world.
- Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR):
Official site of the AOHR is broken, however this page provides background
information on the organization as well as links to related organizations.
Association for Civil Rights in Israel: An Israeli organization
dedicated to promoting civil liberties and human rights in Israel and the
Occupied Territories. The site is available in English, Hebrew and Arabic.
- B’Tselem-The Israeli Information
Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories: Official site of
this non-governmental, Israel-based organization. Contains recent press
releases, important statistical information, and downloadable versions of
B’Tselem’s comprehensive reports documenting human rights violations in
- The Committee for the Defense of
Human Rights in the Arabian Peninsula : This Beirut-based organization
focuses on the plight of detainees in Saudi Arabia, many of them religious
activists. The Arabic version of the site contains more information than
- Foundation for Middle East Peace:
Provides access to FMP’s bi-monthly newsletter, which contains up-to-date
information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the ongoing
- Human Rights Watch - Middle East
and North Africa: Contains up-to-date news releases on human rights
violations throughout the region and access to their World Reports.
International Islamic Relief Organization: Provides a brief
description of this Saudi-based organization's humanitarian work
throughout the Muslim world, as well as contact information.
- Islam and Human Rights, a
project of Emory University: Created by research fellows studying Islam
and human rights, the site provides information on fellows’ projects,
bibliographies in English and Arabic, contact information for scholars and
organizations, and links to articles and databases on Islam and human
- Israel/Palestine Center for Research
and Information (IPCRI): Joint Palestinian-Israeli public policy
think-tank dedicated to the peaceful resolution of the conflict in the
- LAW - The Palestinian Society for
the Protection of Human Rights and the Environment: Contains
up-to-date press releases, full-text reports, and links to official laws
and treaties pertaining to human rights in the Middle East, as well as a
comprehensive list of
links to other related sites.
- Middle East Policy Council: Provides
access to the online version of the Middle East Policy Journal as well as
full-text transcripts from recent Middle East Policy conferences and
- New Israel Fund: A U.S. based
organization that works in Israel to promote civil and human rights,
bridge social and economic gaps and foster tolerance and religious
pluralism. The site contains information on the organization's grantees,
including hundreds of civil rights and social justice groups.
- Pars Times: A
comprehensive collection of Middle East links, including to business,
media and academic resources.
- UN Regional Bureau for Arab States:
Official page of the “United Nations Development Programme” for the Arab