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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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China: G20 Leaders Should Urge End to Crackdown

30 August 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: Confessions, Closed Trials Mock Justice

3 August 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: EU Should Press for Action to End Crackdown

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

China: Free Rights Lawyers Held Secretly for a Year

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

China: New Bank's Projects Should Respect Rights

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

Relentless: Detention and Prosecution of Tibetans Under China's "Stability Maintenance" Campaign

22 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

China: New Law Escalates Repression of Groups

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

China: Detained Lawyers, Activists Denied Basic Rights

3 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: Congress Should Reform Rights-Abusing Laws

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

China: Persecution of Labor Activists Escalates

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

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