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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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South Korea: Amend Sex Education Guidelines

3 May 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Yemen: HIV Patients Denied Health Care

3 November 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Act's Heavy Toll

15 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Uganda: Deeply Flawed HIV Bill Approved

14 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Treat Us Like Human Beings," Discrimination against Sex Workers, Sexual and Gender Minorities, and People Who Use Drugs in Tanzania

18 June 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Nepal: Climate of Fear Imperils LGBT People

1 April 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Government Shuts HIV-Prevention Group's Website

8 February 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

The Rehab Archipelago: Forced Labor and Other Abuses in Drug Detention Centers in Southern Vietnam

7 September 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Philippines: Dictating choices, risking lives

20 June 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kenya: Support Disclosure of HIV Status to Children

1 December 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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