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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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DR Congo: Ethnic Militias Attack Civilians in Katanga

11 August 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Democratic Republic of Congo: Awaiting Justice One Year After Ethnic Attack

4 October 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Democratic Republic of Congo: Civilians attacked in North Kivu

13 July 2005 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Covered in Blood: Ethnically Targeted Violence in Northern DRC

8 July 2003 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Uganda in Eastern DRC: Fueling Political and Ethnic Strife

1 March 2001 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Democratic Republic of Congo: Casualties of War: Civilians, Rule of Law, and Democratic Freedoms

1 February 1999 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Transition and Human Rights Violations in Congo

1 December 1997 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"Attacked by All Sides" Civilians and the War in Eastern Zaire

1 March 1997 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Forced to Flee: Violence Against the Tutsis in Zaire

1 July 1996 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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