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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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Israel and Egypt: Allow Humanitarian Access to Gaza

8 January 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel: Allow Media and Rights Monitors Access to Gaza

5 January 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel: Gaza Ground Offensive Raises Laws of War Concerns

4 January 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel/Hamas: Civilians Must Not Be Targets

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

Israel: Reverse Expulsion of Human Rights Rapporteur

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

Palestinian Authority: Death Sentences Surge in West Bank, Gaza

15 December 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Internal Fight: Palestinian Abuses in Gaza and the West Bank

30 July 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Palestinian Authority: Punish Imam's Death in Custody

4 April 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Off the Map Land and Housing Rights Violations in Israel's Unrecognized Bedouin Villages

March 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Gaza Strip/Israel: Civilians bear brunt of attacks

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

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