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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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Sri Lanka: Free Prominent Rights Defenders

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

Sri Lanka: UN Rights Chief Backs International Inquiry

26 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2014 - Sri Lanka

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Sri Lanka: Little Progress on Rights

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Commonwealth Ministers: Press Sri Lanka on Rights

26 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Commonwealth: Don't Attend Summit in Sri Lanka

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

Sri Lanka: Stop Harassing Victims, Activists

3 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Investigate 'Clean Water' Protest Deaths

9 August 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: No Justice in Aid Worker Massacre

31 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Proposed Media Code Threatens Free Speech

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

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