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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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EU Policies Put Refugees At Risk

23 November 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Failing to do Fair Share to Help Syrian Refugees

14 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Human Rights Watch Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in advance of its review on Greece July 2016

27 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Sessional Reports

Greece: Migrant Children in Police Cells

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

EU/NATO: Europe's Plan Endangers Foreigners in Libya

6 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN: Press Turkey to Open Border

20 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Border Guards Kill and Injure Asylum Seekers

10 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Papua New Guinea: Address Abuses at UN Review

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

Austria: Drastic, Unjustified Measures against Asylum Seekers

27 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

EU/Greece: First Turkey Deportations Riddled With Abuse

19 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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