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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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Sri Lanka: Enforce Commission Directives on Terror Detainees

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

"We Live in Constant Fear" - Lack of Accountability for Police Abuse in Sri Lanka

23 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Sri Lanka: Refugees Returned From Malaysia at Grave Risk

28 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Comply with Rights Council Investigation

20 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Asset Freeze Threatens Peaceful Dissent

7 April 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN Rights Council: Crucial Vote on Sri Lanka Inquiry

26 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: UN Rights Chief Backs International Inquiry

26 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Little Progress on Rights

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: No Justice in Aid Worker Massacre

31 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: No Progress 4 Years On

20 May 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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