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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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Women's Rights in Afghanistan Must be Steadfastly Respected

20 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Taliban Violence Threatens Election

15 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Reject New Law Protecting Abusers of Women

4 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Greece: Investigate Pushbacks, Summary Expulsions

30 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Rights Setbacks Fan Future Fears

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2014 - Afghanistan

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Afghanistan: Voters Can Assess Candidates' Record on Rights

3 December 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: ICC Prosecutor Finds Grave Crimes

1 December 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Reject Proposal to Restore Stoning

25 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Unwelcome Guests: Iran's Violation of Afghan Refugee and Migrant Rights

20 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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