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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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Cambodia: Chea Sim Death Shows Failings of Khmer Rouge Court

8 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

North Korea: Private Commerce Brings Arbitrary Arrests, Abuse

7 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Drop Charges Against Student Activists

5 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Uzbekistan: Brutal Police Attack On Activist

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

Jordan: Syrians Blocked, Stranded in Desert

3 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Newspaper Under Threat Over Syria Arms Story

3 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: New Chemical Attacks in Idlib

3 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Morocco: Prison Terms for Adultery

2 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Tunisia: Law Falls Short on Judicial Independence

2 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

China: End Denial About Tiananmen Massacre

2 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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