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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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Iran: Sufi Activists Convicted in Unfair Trials

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

Iran: Investigate Reported Killings of Demonstrators

29 April 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2011 - Iran

24 January 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

World Report 2009 - Iran

14 January 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Iran: Guarantee Fair Court Hearings for Two Kurdish Women

23 June 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Religious and Ethnic Minorities: Discrimination in Law and Practice

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

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