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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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Israel: Anti-Boycott Bill Stifles Expression

13 July 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Hamas: Human Beings are not Bargaining Chips

24 June 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel: Halt Home Demolitions

21 June 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel: Witnesses Say Unnecessary Lethal Force Used in Protests

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

Israel: Investigate Killings During Border Protests

20 May 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

A Matter of Civil Rights

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

Israel/Gaza: Protect Civilians From Attack

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

Gaza: the Stain Remains on Israel's War Record

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

Israel: Jerusalem Bombing an Indefensible Attack on Civilians

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

Gaza: Stop Suppressing Peaceful Protests

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

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