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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 - 2013) and selected country reports (1992 - 2013).  Website: www.hrw.org
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Spain: Halt Summary Pushbacks to Morocco

18 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Kenya: Killings, Disappearances by Anti-Terror Police

18 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: Imprisoned Activist Dragged, Beaten

16 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

All According to Plan: The Rab'a Massacre and Mass Killings of Protesters in Egypt

15 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

SADC: Address Members' Rights Issues

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

Syria: Witnesses Corroborate Mass Deaths in Custody Claims

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

Burundi: No Justice Decade After Massacre

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

Azerbaijan: Transparency Group Should Suspend Membership

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

Tunisia: Suspension of Associations Arbitrary

13 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Pakistan: Revoke Suspension of Rights in Islamabad

12 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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