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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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SADC: Reverse Downward Slide on Rights

30 August 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

A sick system abuses its refugees

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

Universal Periodic Review of South Africa

20 January 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Ripe with Abuse: Human Rights Conditions in South Africa's Fruit and Wine Industries

23 August 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

World Report 2011 - South Africa

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

Slow Reform: Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the Middle East

27 April 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

World Report 2010 - South Africa

20 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

World Report 2009 - South Africa

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

Neighbors in Need: Zimbabweans Seeking Refuge in South Africa

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

World Report 2008 - South Africa

31 January 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

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