Anti-Racist and Human Rights Organizations

Contact non-governmental anti-racist initiatives and human rights organizations. These organizations do not offer counselling to migrants and refugees. Instead they support their rights via press and public relations work, information sharing and educational campaigns.



other Federal States



Antirassistische Initiative e.V.
The Antirassistische Initiative e.V. (Anti-Racist Initiative) is an independent association. It documents and publishes racist incidents and rights abuse.

Reporter Ohne Grenzen
Reporter Ohne Grenzen (Reporters Without Borders) supports the journalists and other media workers who had to leave their countries because of repression and persecution. They offer practical help. In the English-language blog “Journalists in Exile” journalists from different countries write about their situation, i.e. the situation in their countries of origin.

Flüchtlingsrat Berlin
Flüchtlingsrat Berlin (Berlin Refugee Council) is an independent human rights organization which suports the rights of refugees in Berlin. Here you will find among other links the address book of Flüchtlingsrat Berlin: Adressbuch Flüchtlingsberatung Berlin – as well as addresses of the information and counselling centres and lawyers in Berlin.


Flüchtlingsrat Brandenburg
Flüchtlingsrat Brandenburg (The Refugee Council of Brandenburg) is an independent human rights organization which supports the rights of refugees in Brandenburg.

Postcolonial Potsdam
Postcolonial Potsdam is a working group that deals with the colonial history of Prussia and Potsdam. The website is also available in English.

RAA Brandenburg
RAA Brandenburg is an independent organization for education and social integration of migrants and refugees with six branches in Brandenburg. They develop educational programs for the integration of migrants and refugees at school.

Refugees Emancipation e.V.
Refugees Emancipation was founded by the refugees as an independent association. They support the refugees to get access to computers and the internet. The website is available in English.

Women in Exile & Friends
Women in Exile was founded in 2002 by refugee women and supports the rights of refugee women. The website is partly in English.

Other Federal States (Bundesländer)

Karawane für die Rechte der Flüchtlinge und MigrantInnen
This is a network of local groups of refugees to support their rights. The website is available in English, French and Persian.

Kein Mensch ist illegal
Kein Mensch ist Illegal (No human being is illegal) is a NGO network against deportation and exclusion in Cologne. The website is available in multiple languages.

Pro Asyl
Pro Asyl is an independent human rights organization which supports the rights of refugees in Germany and Europe for the last 25 years. It is mainly a lobby organization but also offers telephone counseling to refugees. The website is available in English.

The VOICE Refugee Forum
The Voice is an independent network of refuguees, supporting their rights via campaigns, demonstrations and publications. The website is in English.


European Commission against Racism and Intolerance
Created by the European Commission

European Network against Racism
An anti-racist NGO network

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Formerly called: European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC)

United for Intercultural Action
An international network of anti-racist groups

English Adresses