Civil and Human Rights

Reports in this area of the collection address legal issues related to civil and human rights. Some focus on discrimination against specific groups in a particular country, while others describe the laws in place to counter discrimination. Other reports in this group focus on the rights of people who have been arrested or imprisoned. Reports dealing specifically with freedom of speech or censorship topics appear separately in the “Privacy, Free Speech, and Censorship” project of this campaign.

Note: these reports are provided for historical reference purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice and do not represent the official opinion of the United States Government. The information provided reflects research undertaken as of the date of writing and has not been updated unless specifically noted.

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