Human Rights Research Databases

Below is a directory of publicly available databases and online platforms that HURIDOCS has supported in one way or another over the years. Each resource listed here is a reliable source of human rights information, such as evidence, reports, policy and law.

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Sub-Saharan Africa
African Human Rights Case Law Analyser

The African Human Rights Case Law Analyser is an online database that provides access to human rights decisions made by regional mechanisms.

Atlas of Torture

The Atlas of Torture is a collaborative online hub for information about torture and ill-treatment.


CYRILLA is an online database that compiles legislation, jurisprudence and analysis concerning human rights in digitally networked spaces.

Latin America and the Caribbean
Memoria y Ciudadanía Project

Memoria y Ciudadanía is a database of official reports, testimonies, court and financial records, transcripts, videos and more related to corruption in Peru.

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria Court Digitisation Project

The Nigeria Court Digitisation Project is an initiative that digitises key court proceedings to promote accountability and transparency.

Resourcing Rights

Resourcing Rights is a database that explores the obligation of states to realise human rights to the maximum of their available resources.


RightDocs is a database developed by HURIDOCS that compiles Human Rights Council resolutions, decisions, presidential statements and reports.

Universal Human Rights Index

The Universal Human Rights Index is a repository of recommendations and observations issued by bodies of the United Nations human rights monitoring system.