Topic: Human rights documentation initiative

Guatemalan National Police Archive

Jan. 27, 2012
Guatemalan National Police Archive

Through an unexpected discovery of a cache of incriminating government documents, the University of Texas Libraries are finding new relevance as custodian of the fragile historical record of human rights.

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Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional

Jan. 27, 2012
Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional

Watch a Spanish-language video: Through an unexpected discovery of a cache of incriminating government documents, the University of Texas Libraries are finding new relevance as custodian of the fragile historical record of human rights.

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Latin American, Human Rights Centers Present Film Series

March 15, 2011

The Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) and the Benson Latin American Collection are collaborating with the Brazil Center at the Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LLILAS) and Kinobras to bring a Brazil and human rights film series to The University of Texas at Austin.

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University of Texas Libraries Initiative Integral to Establishment of Genocide Archive

Dec. 9, 2010

The Human Rights Documentation Initiative at the University of Texas Libraries is playing a significant role in the establishment of an archive for the preservation of records related to the Rwandan genocide.

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Libraries' Human Rights Documentation Initiative Introduces Web Site

Nov. 17, 2009

The Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI), a Web site that provides resources for research, highlights human rights-related archival materials at the university, informs the public on HRDI's documentation partnerships and promotes human rights events and research, has been introduced by the University of Texas Libraries.

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