International NGOs

Stop Prisoner rape
A national 501(c)(3) human rights organization, SPR works to put an end to sexual violence against men, women, and youth in all forms of detention. To achieve this goal, SPR seeks to: engender policies that ensure government accountability for prisoner rape; change ill-informed and flippant public attitudes toward sexual assault behind bars; and promote access to resources for survivors of this type of violence. More than a quarter century after its inception, SPR remains the only organization in the country dedicated exclusively to the elimination of prisoner rape.
3325 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 340
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: 213-384-1400
Fax: 213-384-1411
E-mail: info@spr.org

Cageprisoners.com is a non-sectarian Islamic human rights website that exists solely to raise awareness of the plight of the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and other detainees held as part of the War on Terror. The web-site is not aligned to any Islamic group or organisation. The site was launched in October 2003 during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan by individual Muslim volunteers who came together for the reasons set out below. The inspiration for the web-site came from two other excellent web-sites on the cage prisoners: http://www.alasra.org (in Arabic) and http://www.prisonerofwest.org. We have the backing of both Muslim and non-Muslim lawyers, activists, former detainees, families of prisoners and academics. Click here to read what some of these individuals had to say about Cageprisoners.com.
Email: contact@cageprisoners.com
Phone: + 44 7973-264-197
Postal Address :
PO Box 45798
SW16 4XS

(Arabic for conscience) Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association is a Palestinian non-governmental, civil institution which focuses on human rights issues. Established in 1992 by a group of activists interested in human rights, the center’s activities focus on offering support for Palestinian prisoners, advocating the rights of political prisoners, and working to end torture through monitoring, legal procedures and solidarity campaigns.
Email: addameer@p-ol.com
Telephone: 972-2-2960446
Fax: 972-2-2960447
Postal Address:
P.O.Box 17338
Ramallah Office:
Al-Isra’ Bldg., 7th floor, Al-Irsal St.

Penal Reform International
PRI is an international non-governmental organisation, registered in Gröningen, the Netherlands, as an association with non-profit-making status. Founded in London, UK, in 1989, PRI has members in five continents and in over 80 countries. Its head office is in London, and it has offices in Moscow (Russian Federation), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Bucharest (Romania), Tbilisi (Georgia), Kigali (Rwanda), Lilongwe (Malawi), Amman (Jordan), and Washington (USA)
Unit 450 The Bon Marche Centre 241-251,
Ferndale Road, Brixton, London, SW9 8BJ, United Kingdom
Tel.: + 44 207 924 9575; +44 207 924 9697
Email: headofsecretariat@pri.org.uk
URL: www.penalreform.org

World Organization Against Torture
The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) is the world’s largest coalition of non-governmental organisations fighting against arbitrary detention, torture, summary and extrajudicial executions, forced disappearances and other forms of violence. Its global network comprises nearly 300 local, national and regional organisations, which share the common goal of eradicating such practices and enabling the respect of human rights for all.
OMCT International Secretariat, PO Box 218, rue du Vieux-Billard
CH-1211 Geneva 8, Switzerland
Tel.: + 41 22 809 4939; + 41 22 809 4929
Email: omct@omct.org
URL: www.omct.org

International Helsinki Federation For Human Rights
The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) is an international, nongovernmental organization constituted by national Helsinki Committees and Cooperating Organizations in the participating States of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The IHF seeks to promote compliance with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and its follow-up documents, with international legal obligations undertaken in the Council of Europe (CoE) and the United Nations (UN), and with human rights norms promoted by the European Union (EU). The IHF mandate is to protect and strengthen civil society groups that monitor and report on human rights issues from a non-partisan perspective, and to bring them together on a common international platform. The IHF represents its affiliates on the international political level and in the media, supports and assists their human rights monitoring and advocacy activities, and disseminates documentation based on their research.

Wickenburgg. 14/7,A-1080 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43-1-408 88 22; +43-1-408 88 22-50
Email: office@ihf-hr.org
URL: www.ihf-hr.org/index.php

Amnesty International
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights. AI’s vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.

1 Easton street London, WC1X 0DW, UK, International Secretariat
Tel.: +44-20 74135500; +44-20 79561157
URL: www.amnesty.org

European Comittee for the Prevention of Torture/CPT
“The Committee shall, by means of visits, examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty with a view to strengthening, if necessary, the protection of such persons from torture and from inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.”
Human Rights Building Council of Europe
F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex, France
Tel.: 03 88 41 39 39, Int.: +33 3 88 41 39 39
Email: cptdoc@coe.int
URL: www.cpt.coe.int

Public Interest Law Initiative
The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) is a center for learning and innovation that advances human rights by stimulating the development of a public interest law infrastructure in a wide variety of countries. Founded at Columbia University in 1997 with the support of the Ford Foundation, PILI established its new headquarters in Budapest, Hungary in the spring of 2002. PILI continues to maintain a small office at Columbia, and in 2004 opened a new office in Moscow.

1051 Budapest, Szent Istvan ter 11/c, Hungary
Tel.: +36 1 327 3878; +36 1 327 3879
URL: www.pili.org

Aid Centre for Criminal Justice Reform
Center, the oldest human rights organization is engaged in convicts’ problems, criminal justice and penal execution.
Center was established by former convicts, with fervent support of academician Andrei Sakharov, cooperated with us by the end of his life (December, 1989) in 1988.
Adress: 4, Luchnikov pass., apt.7.,Moscow, 101000
Telephone: (495) 621-03-20.
Fax: 621-10-24.
E-mail: mcpr@front.ru


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