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Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. They stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. They investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable. They challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law.

Millennium Promise

Millennium Promise is a United States-based non-profit organization working to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Africa. Millennium Promise was created in part to engage the public and donors in support for the Millennium Villages project. Core activities include raising funds from the private sector, working with partner organizations to support the project and engaging the business community in the development of markets around the Villages.

Search for Common Ground

Search for Common Ground, founded in 1982, is an international non-governmental organization that works to transform the way the world deals with conflict: away from adversarial approaches, toward cooperative solutions.

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement that works to promote all the human rights by campaigning to free all prisoners of conscience; ensure fair and prompt trials for political prisoners; abolish the death penalty, torture and other cruel treatment of prisoners; end political killings and “disappearances”; and to oppose human rights abuses by opposition groups. Activities range from public demonstrations to letter writing, from human rights education to fundraising concerts, from individual appeals on a particular case to global campaigns on a particular issue.