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Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights is a non-governmental, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights. With the help of the more than 600 active volunteers who contribute an estimated $3.4 million annually of in-kind services, Minnesota Advocates documents human rights abuses, advocates on behalf of individual victims, educates on human rights issues, and provides training and technical assistance to address and prevent human rights violations. 

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Featured Project

Oromo Project

Members of the Oromo Study Group

The Oromo Project is designed to conduct fact-finding interviews in Minnesota about human rights abuses against the Oromo people in Ethiopia with the goal of raising awareness and providing information for advocacy efforts to improve the human rights situation in Ethiopia. The Oromo Project presents Minnesota Advocates with the opportunity to bring a human rights issue that directly affects as many as 10,000 ethnic Oromo members of our local community into global discussion by documenting systematic human rights violations. Read more

What's New

"Journey to Safety" at National Criminal Justice Conference
7/10/2007 8:41 AM


Challenged to Educate Equally

Voices From Silence: Personal Accounts of the Long-Term Impact of 9/11
8/22/2007 11:30 AM

Minnesota Advocates at the 2007 State Fair!


Women's Program Fall House Party/Fundraiser
9/6/2007 5:30 PM

The Andre Thomas Death Penalty Case Serious Mental Illness on Trial (or not?)
9/13/2007 12:00 PM

In The News

Latin American student leaders visit University
7/25/2007 11:18 AM

Star Tribune Publishes Letter to the Editor by Cheryl Thomas and Angela Bortel of Minnesota Advocates' Women's Program
7/16/2007 10:08 AM

Post 9/11 Project

Liberian Truth & Reconciliation Project

Immigration Resources

Minnesota Advocates StopVAW Website

Join the Torture Destroys Us All Campaign!

Read the Human Rights Observer

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