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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: Keep Promises to Afghan Women

6 December 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"We Have the Promises of the World": Women's Rights in Afghanistan

3 December 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

US: Reform Afghanistan Detention Policy

14 November 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Was the Women's Vote Counted?

14 September 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

For Afghan Women, Rights Again at Risk

18 August 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Human Rights Concerns in Run-Up to Elections

17 August 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Law Curbing Women's Rights Takes Effect

13 August 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Selling Justice Short: Why Accountability Matters for Peace

7 July 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Afghanistan: US Should Act to End Bombing Tragedies

14 May 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: New Law Threatens Women's Freedom

14 April 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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