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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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Thailand: Investigate Alleged Army Torture

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

Burma: New Wave of Destruction in Rohingya Villages

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

China: Passports Arbitrarily Recalled in Xinjiang

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

Afghanistan: Shia Bombing Spotlights Need to Protect

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

Burma: Satellite Images Show Fire-Damaged Villages

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

Burma: Invite UN to Assist Rakhine Inquiry

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

Algeria: 3-Year Sentence for Insulting Islam

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

UN Human Rights Council: High Commissioner's reports on human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Burma/Myanmar and on Sri Lanka

30 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Bahrain: Senior Cleric Faces Deportation

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

Thailand: Investigate Alleged Torture of Bombing Suspect

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

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