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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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Nigeria: At Least 1,000 Civilians Dead Since January

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

Kuwait's Plan to Pawn Off its 'Stateless'

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

Kuwait's Plan to Pawn Off its 'Stateless'

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

Cambodia: End Baseless 'Insurrection' Trial of Opposition

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

Oman: 3-Year Sentence for Rights Activist

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

Cambodia: Stop Blocking Justice for Khmer Rouge Crimes

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

"He Didn't Have to Die": Indiscriminate Attacks by Opposition Groups in Syria

23 March 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Yemen: Attacks on Journalists Escalate

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

Egypt: Law Changes Would Threaten Fair Trials

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

Afghanistan: Probe Police Response to Woman's Killing

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

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