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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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Iran: New Arrests of Labor Activists

30 January 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2012 - Iran

22 January 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Iran: Protect Health, Safety of Jailed Cleric

28 November 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Crackdown Shows Intolerance for Dissent

22 November 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Christian Pastor Faces Execution for ‘Apostasy'

30 September 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Keeping the Momentum: One Year in the Life of the UN Human Rights Council

22 September 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Iran: Allow Peaceful Protests Over Lake's Destruction

10 September 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Halt Execution of Kurdish Activist

30 April 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iran: Investigate Reported Killings of Demonstrators

29 April 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN: Rights Body Acts Decisively on Iran, Cote d'Ivoire

25 March 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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