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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: New Evidence of Wartime Abuses

20 May 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Government Proposal Won't Address War Crimes

7 May 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Slow Reform: Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the Middle East

27 April 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Sri Lanka: End Witch Hunt Against the Media and NGOs

10 March 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Legal Limbo: The Uncertain Fate of Detained LTTE Suspects in Sri Lanka

2 February 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Sri Lanka: End Harassment, Attacks on Journalists

29 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: President's New Term Time for Accountability

27 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Uncovering Sri Lanka's war crimes

22 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2010 - Sri Lanka

20 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Sri Lanka: Free All Unlawfully Detained

24 November 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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