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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:
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Insult to Injury: The 2014 Lamu and Tana River Attacks and Kenya's Abusive

15 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

World Report 2009 - Kenya

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

"All the Men Have Gone". War Crimes in Kenya's Mt. Elgon Conflict

28 July 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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