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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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Ghana: Monitor Mental Health Facilities

10 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ghana: Urgent Need to Fix Mental Health System

19 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ghana: Mine Accident Highlights Risk to Children

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

Ghana: Ensure Justice for Key Ivorian Suspect

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

"Like a Death Sentence" : Abuses against Persons with Mental Disabilities in Ghana

2 October 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Ghana: Disability Rights Convention Ratified

22 August 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ghana: Revolutionary Injustice: Abuse of the Legal System Under the PNDC Government

31 January 1992 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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