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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/Syria: Daily Cluster Munition Attacks

8 February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: New Agenda on Refugee Aid

4 February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Norway/Russia: Don't Jeopardize Asylum Seekers

3 February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ending Unlawful Sieges and Atrocities is a Prerequisite for Syria Peace

29 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2016 - Syria

27 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

"I Just Wanted to be Treated like a Person" - How Lebanon's Residency Rules Facilitate Abuse of Syrian Refugees

12 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Lebanon: Stop Forcible Returns to Syria

11 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Give Besieged Areas Urgent Aid Access

8 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

If the Dead Could Speak: Mass Deaths and Torture in Syria's Detention Facilities

16 December 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Jordan: Syrians Held in Desert Face Crisis

8 December 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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