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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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Russia: Stop Efforts to Ban Human Rights Book

3 December 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russian Rights at the Crossroads

24 August 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Apparent Arson Attempt at Activists' Office

26 March 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2011 - Russia

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

"What Your Children Do Will Touch Upon You": Punitive House-Burning in Chechnya

2 July 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"As If They Fell From the Sky" - Counterinsurgency, Rights Violations, and Rampant Impunity in Ingushetia

25 June 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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