Human Rights Reports

As part of its mandate, the CJPME Foundation researches and publishes analyses on: 1) Human rights and aboriginal rights law in Canada and internationally, and 2) The actual implementation of human rights and aboriginal rights law in Canada and internationally.  Please find below some of the analyses currently available:

The Dispossession of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

The Tragedy of Canadian Residential Schools

South Africa under Apartheid

Roots of Apartheid: South Africa’s Mining Industry

Observations sur l'aperçu provisoire des grandes lignes du rapport déposé par le Canada auprès du Comité pour l'élimination de la discrimination raciale


The CJPME Foundation is proud to make dozens of summary human rights reports available to the public.  These reports are intended to provide a quick "at a glance" view of the human rights situations across the countries of the world.  These reports synthesize data from many different sources, including Reporters without Borders, FreedomHouse, Transparency International, the World Economic Forum, KidsRights, and many others.   Click on the country in the map below, or click on the country link in the list below to view the individual reports.


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English Name Local Name Region
Afghanistan Afghanestan South-Central Asia
Albania Shqiperia Southern Europe
Algeria Al Jaza'ir Northern Africa
American Samoa American Samoa Polynesia, Oceania
Andorra Andorra Southern Europe
Angola Angola Central Africa
Anguilla Anguilla Leeward Islands, Caribbean
Antarctica Antarctica Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Leeward Islands, Caribbean
Argentina Argentina Southern South America
Armenia Hayastan Western Asia
Aruba Aruba Leeward Islands, Caribbean
Australia Australia Australia/Oceania
Austria Österreich Western Europe
Azerbaijan Azarbaycan Caucasus, Western Asia
Bahamas Bahamas Caribbean
Bahrain Al Bahrayn Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
Bangladesh Bangladesh South-Central Asia
Barbados Barbados Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Belarus Byelarus Eastern Europe
Belgium Belgique/Belgie Western Europe
Belize Belize Central America
Benin Benin West Africa
Bermuda Bermuda North America
Bhutan Bhutan South-Central Asia
Bolivia Bolivia Central South America
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosna i Hercegovina Southern Europe
Botswana Botswana Southern Africa
Brazil Brasil Central Eastern South America
Brunei Darussalam Negara Brunei Darussalam Southeast Asia
Bulgaria Bulgaria Balkan, Eastern Europe
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso West Africa
Burundi Burundi Eastern Africa, African Great Lakes
Cambodia Kampuchea South-East Asia
Cameroon Cameroon Central Africa
Canada Canada North North America
Cape Verde Cabo Verde West Africa
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Central African Republic Republique Centrafricaine Central Africa
Chad Tchad Central Africa
Chile Chile Western South America
China Zhong Guo Eastern Asia
Christmas Island Christmas Island Southeast Asia
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands South-East Asia, Australia
Colombia Colombia North West South America
Comoros Comores Eastern Africa
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa) République Démocratique du Congo Central Africa
Congo, Republic of (Brazzaville) République du Congo Central Africa
Cook Islands Cook Islands Polynesia, Oceania
Costa Rica Costa Rica Central America
Ivory Coast Cote d'Ivoire West Africa
Croatia Hrvatska Southern Europe
Cuba Cuba Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Cyprus Kibris, Kypros Mediterranean, Western Asia
Czech Republic Ceska Republika Eastern Europe
Denmark Danmark Northern Europe
Djibouti Djibouti Eastern Africa
Dominica Dominica Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Dominican Republic Dominicana, Republica Greater Antilles, Caribbean
East Timor (Timor-Leste) Timor South-East Asia
Ecuador Ecuador North West South America
Egypt Misr Africa, Middle East
El Salvador El Salvador Central America
Equatorial Guinea Guinea Ecuatorial Central Africa
Eritrea Hagere Ertra Eastern Africa
Estonia Eesti Vabariik Northern Europe
Ethiopia Ityop'iya Eastern Africa
Falkland Islands Islas Malvinas Southern South America
Faroe Islands Foroyar Northern Europe
Fiji Fiji Melanesia, Oceania
Finland Suomen Tasavalta Northern Europe
France France Western Europe
French Guiana Guyane Northern South America
French Polynesia Polynésie Française Polynesia, Oceania
French Southern Territories Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises Southern South America, Antarctic
Gabon Gabon Central Africa
Gambia The Gambia West Africa
Georgia Sak'art'velo Western Asia
Germany Deutschland Western Europe
Ghana Ghana West Africa
Gibraltar Gibraltar Southern Europe
Great Britain Great Britain Northern Europe
Greece Ellas or Ellada Southern Europe
Greenland Kalaallit Nunaat North America
Grenada Grenada Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Guam Guam Micronesia, Oceania
Guatemala Guatemala Central America
Guinea Guinee West Africa
Guinea-Bissau Guine-Bissau West Africa
Guyana Guyana North Eastern South America
Haiti Haiti Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Holy See Status Civitatis Vaticanæ Southern Europe within Italy
Honduras Honduras Central America
Hong Kong Xianggang Eastern Asia
Hungary Magyarorszag Eastern Europe
Iceland Lyoveldio Island Northern Europe
India Bharat South-Central Asia
Indonesia Indonesia Maritime South-East Asia
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran South-Central Asia
Iraq Iraq Middle East, Western Asia
Ireland Éire Northern Europe
Israel Yisra'el Middle East, Western Asia
Italy Italia Southern Europe
Jamaica Jamaica Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Japan Nippon Eastern Asia
Jordan Al Urdun Middle East, Western Asia
Kazakhstan Qazaqstan Central Asia
Kenya Kenya Eastern Africa
Kiribati Kiribati, Kiribas Micronesia, Oceania
Korea, Democratic People's Rep. (North Korea) Choson Eastern Asia
Korea, Republic of (South Korea) Han-guk Eastern Asia
Kosovo Albanian: : Kosova ou Kosovë,
Serbian: Kosovo, Косово
Southern Europe
Kuwait Al Kuwayt Middle East, Western Asia
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Respublikasy Central Asia
Lao, People's Democratic Republic Lao South-East Asia
Latvia Latvija Northern Europe
Lebanon Lubnan Middle East, Western Asia
Lesotho Lesotho Southern Africa
Liberia Liberia West Africa
Libya Libiyah Northern Africa
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Western Europe
Lithuania Lietuva Northern Europe
Luxembourg Luxembourg, Letzebuerg Western Europe
Macau Aomen Eastern Asia
Macedonia, Rep. of Makedonija Southern Europe
Madagascar Madagascar Eastern Africa
Malawi Malawi Eastern Africa
Malaysia Malaysia Southeast Asia
Maldives Dhivehi Raajje South-Central Asia
Mali Mali West Africa
Malta Malta Southern Europe
Marshall Islands Marshall Islands Micronesia, Oceania
Martinique Martinique Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Mauritania Muritaniyah West Africa
Mauritius Mauritius Eastern Africa
Mayotte Mayotte Eastern Africa
Mexico Estados Unidos Mexicanos North America
Micronesia, Federal States of Micronesia Micronesia, Oceania
Moldova, Republic of Moldova Eastern Europe
Monaco Monaco Southern Europe
Mongolia Mongol Uls Eastern Asia
Montenegro Crna Gora Southern Europe
Montserrat Montserrat Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Morocco Al Maghrib Northern Africa
Mozambique Mocambique Eastern Africa
Myanmar, Burma Myanma Naingngandaw Southeast Asia
Namibia Namibia Southern Africa
Nauru Nauru Micronesia, Oceania
Nepal Nepal South-Central Asia
Netherlands Nederland/Holland Western Europe
Netherlands Antilles Nederlandse Antillen Caribbean
New Caledonia Nouvelle-Calédonie Melanesia, Oceania
New Zealand Aotearoa Oceania; Australia
Nicaragua Nicaragua Central America
Niger Niger West Africa
Nigeria Nigeria West Africa
Niue Niue Polynesia, Oceania
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia, Oceania
Norway Norge Northern Europe
Oman Saltanat Uman Middle East
Pakistan Pakistan South-Central Asia
Palau Belau Micronesia, Oceania
Palestinian territories Filastin Middle East, Western Asia
Panama Panama Central America
Papua New Guinea Papua Niu Gini Maritime Southeast Asia, Melanesia, Oceania
Paraguay Paraguay Central South America
Peru Peru Western South America
Philippines Pilipinas Southeast Asia
Pitcairn Island Pitcairn Island Polynesia, Oceania
Poland Polska Eastern Europe
Portugal Portugal Southern Europe
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Qatar Dawlat Qatar Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
Reunion Island Ile de la Réunion Eastern Africa
Romania Romania Eastern Europe
Russian Federation Rossiya Eastern Europe - Northern Asia
Rwanda Rwanda Eastern Africa, African Great Lakes
Saint Kitts and Nevis    Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines    Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Samoa Samoa Polynesia, Oceania
San Marino San Marino Southern Europe within Italy
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome e Principe Central Africa
Saudi Arabia Al Arabiyah as Suudiyah Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
Senegal Senegal West Africa
Serbia Srbija Southern Europe
Seychelles Seychelles Eastern Africa
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone West Africa
Singapore Singapore Southeast Asia
Slovakia (Slovak Republic) Slovensko Eastern Europe
Slovenia Slovenija Southern Europe
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Melanesia, Oceania
Somalia Somalia Eastern Africa
South Africa South Africa Southern Africa
South Sudan South Sudan East-Central Africa
Spain España Southern Europe
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka South-Central Asia
Sudan As-Sudan Northern Africa
Suriname Suriname North-Eastern South America
Swaziland Swaziland Southern Africa
Sweden Sverige Northern Europe
Switzerland Schweiz (German), Suisse (French), Svizzera (Italian) Western Europe
Syria, Syrian Arab Republic Suriyah Middle East, Western Asia
Taiwan (Republic of China) T'ai-wan Eastern Asia
Tajikistan Jumhurii Tojikiston Central Asia
Tanzania; officially the United Republic of Tanzania Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania Eastern Africa
Thailand Prathet Thai South-East Asia
Tibet Bod South-Central Asia
Timor-Leste (East Timor) Timor Maritime South-East Asia
Togo Republique Togolaise West Africa
Tokelau Tokelau Oceania/Australia
Tonga Tonga Polynesia, Oceania
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad, Tobago Northern South America, Caribbean
Tunisia Tunis Northern Africa
Turkey Turkiye Southeastern Europe, Western Asia
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Central Asia
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean, parts of the Bahamas island chain.
Tuvalu Tuvalu Polynesia, Oceania
Uganda Uganda Eastern Africa
Ukraine Ukrayina Eastern Europe
United Arab Emirates Al Imarat al Arabiyah al Muttahidah Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
United Kingdom United Kingdom Northern Europe
United States United States North America
Uruguay Republica Oriental del Uruguay Central East South America
Uzbekistan Uzbekiston Respublikasi Central Asia
Vanuatu Vanuatu Melanesia, Oceania
Vatican City State (Holy See) Status Civitatis Vaticanæ Southern Europe within Italy
Venezuela Venezuela Northern South America
Vietnam Viet Nam South-East Asia
Virgin Islands (British)    Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Virgin Islands Lesser Antilles, Caribbean
Wallis and Futuna Islands Wallis et Futuna Polynesia, Oceania
Western Sahara Aṣ-Ṣaḥrā’ al-Gharbīyah Northern Africa
Yemen Al Yaman Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
Zambia Zambia Eastern Africa
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Eastern Africa