A global grassroots human rights organization fighting injustice and promoting human rights. Investigates and exposes abuses, educates and mobilizes the public, and helps transform societies to create a safer, more just world. Provides county-by-country information & more under Research, News, Events, and Blog Tabs.
Compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit of Economist Newspaper, Ltd. This resource gives access to fact sheets about major world countries, up-to-date gross domestic product data, policy issues, and taxation information, as well as economic and political forecasts for the month. Provides some free and some fee-based information.
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom around the world. Click on "Freedom in the World" for electoral democracy data, freedom population trends, and other comparative and historical data.
One of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Focused attention on human rights gives voice to the oppressed and holds oppressors accountable for their crimes.
Operating areas of the ICRC worldwide. The ICRC is present in some 80 countries with around 11,000 staff worldwide. Its extensive network of missions and delegations allows it to act close to people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with a meaningful response to their plight.