ACLED-Religion works with a unique network of international and local partners active in the project’s seven pilot countries. This page provides more information on ACLED-Religion’s partner organizations, where they are active, and how they contribute to the dataset.

Partner Organizations

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) fosters awareness of and support for democracy and human rights in Bahrain and Gulf Cooperation Council countries (GCC).

CPT Palestine is a faith-based organization that supports Palestinian-led, nonviolent, grassroots resistance to the Israeli occupation and the unjust structures that uphold it. By collaborating with local Palestinian and Israeli peacemakers and educating people in their home communities, they strive to help create a space for justice and peace.

Eyzidi Organization for Documentation (EOD) is an independent civil society NGO that offers its services to all citizens without discrimination. EOD seeks to build community awareness of human rights principles through their knowledge and deal with all cases of violations or abuses by monitoring and documenting them and increasing the communities’ understanding of their rights and advocating for them.

Human Rights Activists (HRA), also known as Human Rights Activists in Iran, is a grassroots non-profit organization that was founded in Iran in 2006 (HRA established its not-for-profit status in the US in 2010). As one of the oldest independent organizations working on human rights issues inside Iran, HRA relies on a network of hundreds of selfless volunteers inside the country to continue its activities.

INSAF Center for Defending Freedoms & Minorities is a non-profit and nongovernmental Yemeni organization, established in 2019. It seeks to defend public freedoms and minority rights in Yemen by documenting violations, providing support tools and advocacy, and conducting research and studies related to minorities, freedoms and human rights, as well as conducting capacity building in this field through organizing courses and workshops and holding seminars and events that enhance awareness regarding the importance of freedoms and protecting minorities.

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a France-based independent, non-profit, and non-partisan organization promoting human rights and documentation of violations in Iran’s Kurdish region.

SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM DHR) is an NGO whose mission is to preserve the universal principles of dignity and respect by shielding democracy and human rights. In pursuit of this vision, SALAM DHR aims to influence British, European, North American and UN representatives to improve the human rights situation in Bahrain and elsewhere in the MENA region, as well as foster awareness of human rights and democracy worldwide.