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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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Angola: New Media Law Threatens Free Speech

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

Oman: Journalists Sentenced Over Articles Alleging Corruption

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

"This Crooked System" - Police Abuse and Reform in Pakistan

25 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Egypt: Prosecution Undermines Anti-Corruption Efforts

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

Tunisia: Amnesty Bill Would Set Back Transition

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

Azerbaijan: Bank Chief Should Raise Rights Issues

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

Nepotism and Neglect: The Failing Response to Arsenic in the Drinking Water of Bangladesh's Rural Poor

April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

World Report 2016 - Uganda

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

World Report 2016 - Papua New Guinea

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

World Report 2016 - Nigeria

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

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