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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 rights body cannot ignore the situations in Turkey, Bangladesh, and Ethiopia

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

Education for Syrian Refugee Children: What Donors and Host Countries Should Do

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

Syria: Turkish Strikes on SDF Fighters Kill 24 Civilians

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

Turkey: Judges, Prosecutors Unfairly Jailed

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

Turkey: Media Shut Down, Journalists Detained

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

Turkey: Rights Protections Missing From Emergency Decree

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

Turkey: Protect Rights, Law After Coup Attempt

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

Turkey: Rights Defenders, Journalists Jailed

21 June 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

UN: Press Turkey to Open Border

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

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