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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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DR Congo: Massive Increase in Attacks on Civilians

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

Africa's Longest War Still Taking Lives

19 June 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

DR Congo: Hold Army to Account for War Crimes

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

DR Congo: 100,000 Civilians at Risk of Attack

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

DR Congo: Brutal Rapes by Rebels and Army

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

DR Congo: Militia Leader Guilty in Landmark Trial

10 March 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

The Christmas Massacres. LRA attacks on Civilians in Northern Congo

16 February 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

DR Congo: Rwandan Rebels Slaughter Over 100 Civilians

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

DR Congo: Groups Fear for Civilian Safety

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

DR Congo: Rights Panel Condemns Abuses Against Children

4 February 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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