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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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Burma: Free Celebrity Activist Critical of Aid Response

13 June 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Stop Forced Evictions

30 May 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Time for UN Security Council to Act

20 May 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Reject Constitutional Referendum

17 May 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Vote to Nowhere. The May 2008 Constitutional Referendum in Burma

1 May 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Coercion and Intimidation of Child Soldiers to Participate in Violence

16 April 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Burma: Arrest of journalists highlights junta's intolerance

19 February 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2008 - Burma

31 January 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Burma's gem trade and human rights abuses

11 January 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Crackdown: Repression of the 2007 Popular Protests in Burma

7 December 2007 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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