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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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DR Congo: US Imposes Sanctions on 2 Officials

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

Syria: New Deadly Chemical Attacks

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

"No Right to Live" - "Kneecapping" and Maiming of Detainees by Bangladesh Security Forces

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

"They Destroyed Everything" - Mining and Human Rights in Malawi

27 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Prominent Writer Gunned Down at Court

27 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Guinea: 7 Years On, Justice for Massacre Needed

27 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel/Palestine: FIFA Sponsoring Games on Seized Land

25 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: Credibly Investigate Xinjiang Blast

22 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Government vs. Rights Groups

22 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sudan: No Justice for Protester Killings

22 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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