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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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Iran: Let Afghans Seek Refugee Status

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

Afghanistan: Donors Should Urge Human Rights Progress

3 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Donors Should Act to Protect Rights Gains

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

Afghanistan: Bar Rights Abusers From Top Posts

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

Afghanistan: Delay Executions in Rape Case

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

Afghanistan: New Leaders Should Take Action on Rights

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

Afghanistan: Gang Rape Trial Badly Flawed

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

Afghanistan: NATO States Shouldn't Shirk on Rights

2 September 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Taliban Should Stop Blocking Polio Teams

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

Tricked by smugglers, it's sink or swim for Afghan youth

16 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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