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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: Silencing Activists, Journalists ahead of Sochi Games

7 August 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Rights Group Targeted in Sochi

25 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia, Others Should Treat Snowden's Asylum Claim Fairly

12 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Journalist Killed

9 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Stop Efforts to Ban Human Rights Book

3 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Voters' Group First Victim of 'Foreign Agent' Law

3 July 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Harsh Toll of 'Foreign Agents' Law

26 June 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Reject Discriminatory Bill

24 June 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia/Kyrgyzstan: Overturn Extradition Orders

13 June 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: More than 50 Groups Targeted

21 May 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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