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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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Afghanistan: Forces Linked to Vice President Terrorize Villagers

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

Afghanistan: NATO Should Strengthen Civilian Protection

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

Afghanistan: Generals Put Civilians at Risk

29 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2015 - Afghanistan

29 January 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Afghanistan: NATO States Shouldn't Shirk on Rights

2 September 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2011 - Afghanistan

24 January 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Meeting the Challenge: Protecting Civilians through the Convention on Cluster Munitions

22 November 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Thematic Reports

Afghanistan: Investigate Any Newly Disclosed Civilian Casualty Incidents

26 July 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2010 - Afghanistan

20 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

"Troops in Contact": Airstrikes and Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan

8 September 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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