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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 Security Council: Ensure Justice for Syria Atrocities

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

Jordan/United States: Transfer 70,000 Trapped Syrians

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

Syria/Russia: Safe Corridors Don't End Duty to Avoid Civilian Loss

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

Lebanon: Syrian Women at Risk of Sex Trafficking

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

Syria: Civilians at Risk as Aleppo Siege Tightens

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

Lebanon: 250,000 Syrian Children Out of School

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

Jordan: 70,000 Syrians Trapped at Border

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

EU: Don't Send Syrians Back to Turkey

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

US, Russia: Investigate Deadly New Attacks in Aleppo, Syria

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

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