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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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Egypt: 15-Year Sentences for 25 Peaceful Protesters

11 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Laos: No Progress on Rights

10 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Stop Secret Military Detentions

10 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

South Sudan: No Amnesty for Serious Crimes

9 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel: Killing of Children Apparent War Crime

9 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

ICC: Congolese Warlord to Go to Trial

9 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Malaysia: Drop Sedition Case Against Opposition Leader

8 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Uzbekistan: Critically Ill Activist Freed

6 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Arab League: Improve Regional Court Proposal

6 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ukraine: Review Operations in Southeast

6 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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