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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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Dignity Debased: Forced Anal Examinations in Homosexuality Prosecutions

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Thematic Reports

Cameroon: Official Blames Activist for His Own Murder

25 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Spate of Attacks on Rights Defenders

1 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Drop Charges Against 2 Transgender Youth

17 May 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Free Men Charged Under ‘Sodomy' Law

17 August 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Decriminalize Same-Sex Acts

19 August 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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