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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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Lebanon: Syrian Women at Risk of Sex Trafficking

28 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Lebanon: Free Woman Alleging Rape by Soldiers

16 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Lebanon: Law Reform Targets ‘Honor' Crimes

11 August 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Lebanon: Enact Family Violence Bill to Protect Women

6 July 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Without Protection, How the Lebanese Justice System Fails Migrant Domestic Workers

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

Exported and Exposed: Abuses against Sri Lankan Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates

14 November 2007 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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