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The Directory: Human Rights Organisations

Amnesty International  Live bookmark  

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have: more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights; more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice Our vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.

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Bail for Immigration Detainees  

Bail for Immigration Detainees is an independent charity that exists to challenge immigration detention in the UK. We work with asylum seekers and migrants, in removal centres and prisons, to secure their release from detention.

Campaign for Freedom of Information  Live bookmark  

The Campaign for Freedom of Information is the UK's leading voice defending freedom of information. We advise the public on using the FOI Act, encourage good practice by authorities, provide FOI training and try to improve how the Act works. The Campaign is in financial difficulty and urgently needs your help to continue this important work.

Scottish Public Information Forum 25 March 2019
Using the FOI Act, 29 January 2019
Using the FOI Act, 24 October 2018
Scottish Public Information Forum 28 September 2018
New report proposes extending NHS safety investigation secrecy
Information Commissioner & Tribunal Decisions – what do they mean in practice
Response to the ICO’s call for comments on its draft ‘Regulatory Action Policy’
Submission on NHS secrecy to Joint Committee

Charter 88  

A grass-roots movement campaigning for democracy, rights and freedoms.

Electronic Frontier Foundation  

Defending free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights in all digital rights issues.

European Human Rights Centre (EHRC)  

Represents over 100 non-governmental and other not-for-profit organisations interested in the promotion of human rights throughout Europe and beyond.

Human Rights Watch  

International documents, commentary and news.

Islamic Human Rights Commission  

Campaigning for justice for all peoples regardless of their racial, confessional or political background.


All-party law reform and human rights organisation.


Also known as the National Council for Civil Liberties. Founded in 1934, a cross party, non-party membership organisation at the heart of the movement for fundamental rights and freedoms in England and Wales.

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission  

Working to ensure that the human rights of everyone in Northern Ireland are fully and firmly protected in law, policy and practice.

Privacy International  

Human rights group formed in 1990 as a watchdog on surveillance by governments and corporations.

Public Law Project  

Independent national legal charity which aims to improve access to public law remedies for those whose access is restricted by poverty, discrimination or other similar barriers.


Monitors the state and civil liberties in the European Union.

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights  

Principal United Nations office mandated to promote and protect human rights for all.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)  

Mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide.