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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: Worker Exploited on Olympic Venues is Detained

11 April 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Woman in Dire Health Is Freed

5 April 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Merkel, Rutte Should Press Putin on Rights

4 April 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: New Pressure on Civil Society

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

Russia: Free Pussy Riot Members

1 March 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Security Forces Shut Down Protest at Sochi Olympic Site

30 February 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Hollande Should Press Putin on Rights

22 February 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Race to the Bottom: Exploitation of Migrant Workers in Advance of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

6 February 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

World Report 2013 - Russia

31 January 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Russia: Reject Homophobic Bill

27 January 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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