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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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Afghanistan: Weak Appointments Undermine Rights Body

18 June 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Surge in Women Jailed for 'Moral Crimes'

21 May 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Peaceful Protest Suppressed

15 May 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Urgent Need for Safe Facilities for Female Police

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

Afghanistan: Don't Prosecute Sexually Assaulted Children

10 February 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Act on UN Torture Report

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

Afghanistan: Rights at Risk as Military Drawdown Advances

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

World Report 2013 - Afghanistan

31 January 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Long road ahead for Afghan women

21 December 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: No Amnesty for Taliban Crimes

25 November 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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