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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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Syria/Russia: School Attack a Possible War Crime

6 November 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Nigeria: Officials Abusing Displaced Women, Girls

31 October 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

KRG: Men, Boys Fleeing Fighting Arbitrarily Detained

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

Thailand: Separatists Bomb School in South

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

Iraq: Militias Recruiting Children

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

Jordan: Positive Steps on Education for Syrian Children

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

South Africa: Little Progress for Youth With Disabilities

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

Australia: Appalling Abuse, Neglect of Refugees on Nauru

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

Senegal: New Steps to Protect Talibés, Street Children

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

Burundi: Gang Rapes by Ruling Party Youth

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

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