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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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India: Enforce Ruling Protecting Transgender People

5 February 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2015 - India

29 January 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

India: Police Beat Rights Activist

19 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Treated Worse than Animals" Abuses against Women and Girls with Psychosocial or Intellectual Disabilities in Institutions in India

3 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

India: No Justice for 1984 Anti-Sikh Bloodshed

29 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

India: Stop Harassing Anti-Nuclear Protesters

23 September 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cleaning Human Waste: "Manual Scavenging," Caste, and Discrimination in India

25 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

India: Rape of 6-Year-Old Highlights Sexual Abuse

24 July 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

India: Implement UN Recommendations on Children

20 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Human Rights Watch Submission to the CEDAW Committee Consideration of India's Periodic Report, 58th Session

13 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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