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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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Deaths and Disappearances: Abuses in Counterterrorism Operations in Nairobi and in Northeastern Kenya

19 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"Good Cops Are Afraid" - The Toll of Unchecked Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro

7 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Malaysia: Law Code Changes Threaten Rights

9 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Stifling Dissent: The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in India

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

Tunisia: Landmark Step for Detainee Rights

4 February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"All This for a Joint" - Tunisia's Repressive Drug Law and a Roadmap for Its Reform

2 February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Human Right in ASEAN: Briefing Materials for the US-ASEAN Summit Sunnylands Estates, California February 15-16, 21016

February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2016 - Morocco and Western Sahara

27 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

World Report 2016 - Mexico

27 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

World Report 2016 - Libya

27 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

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