This guide provides you with a starting point for doing International Human Rights Law research in our library. It is not comprehensive but rather meant to point you to certain key resources where you can begin your research.
This series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world. Publication dates range from the 1980s-2010s.
The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trade Act of 1974