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The views and/or opinions expressed in the contributions listed below are those of the contributing organizations and do not reflect in any way the views and/or opinions of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The use and posting of the contributions do not provide any legal and/or other status to the contributing organizations vis à vis the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.


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Civil Society

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ABA - American Bar Association  E 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
AC - Accountability Counsel  E   
ACLU - Joint Submission - American Civil Liberties Union E
ACNU - Asociación Cubana de las Naciones Unidas S
AFRE - All for Reparations and Emancipation E
AHR - Advocates for Human Rights E 1
AI - Amnesty International E
AIJ - The Association of Iraqi Jurists E
AIRRO - American Indians Rights and Resources Organizations E
AKIAK -_Akiak Native Community E 1, 2, 3
AMSI - ABMA - HRD Association of Muslims Scholars in Iraq A
ANEC - Asociacion Nacional de Economistasy Contradores S
APSA - Atlanta Public Sector Alliance E
Becket Fund - The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty E
CCERF - Conservation Centre of Environmental & Reserves in Iraq E
CEA - Centro Estudios Sobre America S
CESR - Center for Economic and Social Rights E
CFHRI - Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute E
CGE - Council for Global Equality E 
CHRGJ - Center for Human Rights and Global Justice  E 
CISV - Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims E
COHRE - Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions E
CPTI - Conscience and Peace Tax International E
CSN -  Charity and Security Network E
CURE - Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants E 1
DHCA - Diné Homeowners & Communities Association, Inc. E
DREDF - Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund E
Dui Hua Foundation E
EAFORD-OJDI, Joint Submission 24 E
EDMC - Episcopal Diocese of Maine Committee E
EMF Sensitivity.Org E
ERI - Earth Rights International E
ERI - Edmund Rice International E
FFF - Four Freedoms Forum E
FLOC and OXFAM-America E
FMC - Federación de Mujeres Cubanas S
FPHRC - First Peoples Rights E
GFIW - General Federation of Iraqi Women A
GJC - Global Justice Center E
Haudenosaunee Confederacy E
HF - The Heritage Foundation E
HRA - Human Rights Advocates E
HRA - Human Rights Alert E
HRF - Human Rights First E
HRW - Human Rights Watch E
IACHR - Inter-American Commission E
ICHR - Iraqi Commission for Human Rights E
ICJ - International Commission of Jurists E
ICTJ - International Center for Transitional Justice E
IHRB - Institute for Human Rights and Business E
IHRLS - International Human Rights Law Society E
JDI - Just Detention International E
JS3  - Joint Submission 3 E
JS4  - Joint Submission 4 E
JS5  - Joint Submission 5 E
JS6  - Joint Submission 6 E
JS7  - Joint Submission 7 E
JS9  - Joint Submission 9 E
JS10 - Joint Submission 10 E
JS11 - Joint Submission 11 E 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
JS25 - Joint Submission 25 E
LIRS - Lutheran Immigration and Refugeen Service E
LPDOC - Peltier Defense Offense Committee E 1
MCLI - Meikle John Civil Liberties Institute E 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
MICJ - Maria Inamagua Campaign for Justice E
MITA - Movimiento Indio Tupaj Amaru E
MOVPAZ - Cuban Movement for Peace and People Sovereignty S
NAPW - National Advocates for Pregnant Women E
NAVAJO - Navajo National Department of Justice E
NCBL - National Conference of Black Lawyers E 1
NH - Nation of Hawaii E
NNHRC - Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission E 1, 2, 3
NNIYC - National Indian Youth Council E
NOW - National Organization for Women E
NWC - National Whistleblowers Center E 1, 2, 3
OAKC - Organizations Associating for Kind Change E
ODVV - Organization for Defending Victims of Violence E
OSPAAAL - Organización de Solidaridad de los Pueblos S
PEN - International Pen E
PHR - Physicians for Human Rights E
RCF - Rachel Corrie Foundation E
RI - Refugee International E
RSF - Reporters Without Borders F
SCHRD - Studies Center of Human Rights and Democracy E
SHUSL - Seton Hall University School E 1, 2
SIPC - South east Indigenous Peoples E
STP - Society for Threatened Peoples E
The 5-11 Campaign E
US Human Rights Network E
USHRN - US Human Rights Network JS E 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
WILD - Women Institute for Leadership Development E
WR - World Rights E
WWA - Womens Will Association E
YAMASSEE - Nation of Yamassee Moors E




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IAHCR - Inter-American Commission on Human Rights    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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