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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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Russia: Release Activist on Bail

29 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Stop Crackdown on Free Expression

28 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Halt Orders to Block Online Media

25 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Government Tightens Screws After Sochi

19 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: "Foreign Agents" Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated March 15, 2014

15 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: "Foreign Agents" Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated March 5, 2014

5 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Release Activist on Bail

25 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: 8 Protesters Found Guilty in Flawed Case

24 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Sochi Highlights Need for Olympic Reforms

21 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: "Foreign Agents" Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated February 19, 2014

19 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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