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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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United Arab Emirates: Stepped-Up Harassment of Rights Defenders

26 January 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2011 - United Arab Emirates

24 January 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Slow Reform: Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the Middle East

27 April 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

UAE: Fully Investigate Dubai Rape Case

25 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2010 - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

20 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

UAE: Sheikh's Trial Insufficient to Stop Torture

10 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Returned to Risk: Deportation of HIV-Positive Migrants

23 September 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Thematic Reports

UAE: Ruling Undermines Press Freedom

2 July 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"The Island of Happiness": Exploitation of Migrant Workers on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

19 May 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

UAE: Detention in Torture Case

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

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