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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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Kyrgyzstan: No Justice Two Years After Osh Uprising

14 June 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kyrgyzstan: Investigate Systematic Ethnic Attacks

3 May 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Where is the Justice?" Interethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan and its Aftermath

16 August 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Kyrgyzstan/Uzbekistan: Governments Should Open Border

20 July 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kyrgyzstan: Security Forces Abuse Civilians

21 June 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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