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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: NATO Should Strengthen Civilian Protection

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

Afghanistan: US Inquiry Must Go Past Admitting Mistakes

8 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: US Airstrike Hits Kunduz Hospital

3 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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

Afghanistan: Investigate Any Newly Disclosed Civilian Casualty Incidents

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

Afghanistan: US Should Act to End Bombing Tragedies

14 May 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

The Human Cost: The Consequences of Insurgent Attacks in Afghanistan

16 April 2007 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"Enduring Freedom": Abuses by U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

8 March 2004 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Fatally Flawed: Cluster Bombs and Their Use by the United States in Afghanistan

18 December 2002 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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