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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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Kazakhstan: UN Review to Highlight Abuses

28 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Stop Targeting Rights Lawyer

28 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Care When There Is No Cure: Ensuring the Right to Palliative Care in Mexico

28 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"Those Terrible Weeks in their Camp" Boko Haram Violence against Women and Girls in Northeast Nigeria

27 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Those Terrible Weeks in their Camp" Boko Haram Violence against Women and Girls in Northeast Nigeria

27 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Bahrain: Free Activists Facing Free-Speech Charges

26 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Egypt: 23 Sentenced Over Anti-Protest Law

26 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Reyhaneh Jabbari Executed

25 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"I Already Bought You" - Abuse and Exploitation of Female Migrant Domestic Workers in the United Arab Emirates

23 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Turkey: Abusive Policing Powers Bill

22 October 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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