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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: Tensions Mount as Camp Conditions Deteriorate

10 October 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: World Leaders Should Demand End to Detention Camps

22 September 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Execution Video Shows Need for International Inquiry

26 August 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Floods Threaten Camp Detainees

17 August 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Adopt International Inquiry for Aid Worker Killings

3 August 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: Shura Council Passes Domestic Worker Protections

10 July 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Tigers under the bed

18 June 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: End Illegal Detention of Displaced Population

11 June 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Avoid a Postwar Witch Hunt

3 June 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Human Rights Council: Sri Lanka Session Should Focus on Displaced

25 May 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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