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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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Human Rights Watch Testimony at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing on Human Rights in Bahrain: Next Steps

9 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Bahrain: Release Rights Activist, Lift Travel Bans

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

Bahrain: Activist on Trial Over Twitter Comments

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

Bahrain: Senior Cleric Faces Deportation

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

Bahrain: Order to Dissolve Key Opposition Group

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

Bahrain: Unfair Charges, Unfair Trial

23 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Travel Ban on Rights Activist

15 December 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Release Rights Activists

15 July 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

US/Bahrain: Bad Move to Resume Arms Sales

2 July 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Free Rights Activist Held for Tweets

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

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