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Human Rights Watch

The largest human rights organization based in the United States, Human Rights Watch started in 1978 as Helsinki Watch, monitoring the compliance of Soviet bloc countries with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Accords. In the 1980s Americas Watch was established to monitor abuses by both sides in the war in Central America, and thereafter other committees were set up to cover other regions of the world such as Asia and Africa. In 1988 all the "Watch" committees were united to form Human Rights Watch. The organization's researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world, and their findings are then published in dozens of books and reports every year.

This database contains annual reports (1996 - 2016) and selected country reports (1992 - 2016).  Website: www.hrw.org
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Cambodia: End Exile of Opposition Leader

25 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: New Rules Gag Lawyers

25 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

A Blank Check: Turkey's Post-Coup Suspension of Safeguards Against Torture

24 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Turkmenistan: Dissident's Brother Dies After Beating

17 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Vietnam: Reform Criminal Law to Respect Rights

17 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

France: Exclude Russian Arms Dealer from Paris Show

15 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

India: Cease Wrongful Detentions in Jammu and Kashmir

15 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Overturn Stadium Restrictions for Women

13 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Pakistan: Journalist Hit with Travel Ban

13 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Yemen: Saudi-Led Funeral Attack Apparent War Crime

13 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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