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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: Create International Inquiry on Yemen

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

DR Congo: Human Rights Watch Researcher Barred

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

Thailand: Drop Case Against Rights Defenders

8 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cambodia: Cease Campaign to Curtail Rights Monitoring

3 May 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN: Keep Human Rights Spotlight on Iran

17 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Fulfill Rights Council Call for Justice

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

Israel/Palestine: Human Rights Watch Investigator Shot

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

Uzbekistan: Activists Beaten, Detained

24 September 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Human Rights Council: Protect North Koreans

18 September 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Azerbaijan: Rights Crisis Overshadows European Games

4 March 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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