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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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UN: Rights Council Fails Yemeni Civilians

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

Yemen: No Action in Southern Activist's Killing

11 January 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Yemen: Possible Military Role in Journalist's Killing

16 March 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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