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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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US/Burma: Don't Lift Sanctions Too Soon

15 May 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma's Reform Is Still on Parole

2 May 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Ban Should Press for Lasting Reforms

28 April 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

EU: Ease Burma Sanctions Gradually to Match Progress

4 April 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: By-Elections a Step, but Not Real Reform

30 March 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Untold Miseries," Wartime Abuses and Forced Displacement in Burma's Kachin State

20 March 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Where Myanmar Keeps Trampling Rights

15 March 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2012 - Burma

22 January 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Burma: Political Prisoners Released

13 January 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma's prisons should not be off limits to international monitors

6 January 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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