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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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Under Kurdish Rule: Abuses in PYD-run Enclaves of Syria

19 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Syria: ISIS Summarily Killed Civilians

14 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Free Prominent Rights Defenders

27 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN Security Council: Vetoes Betray Syrian Victims

22 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Submission on the second periodic report of Syria to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

21 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Syria: 58 Countries Urge ICC Referral

20 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Groups Call for ICC Referral

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

Syria: Strong Evidence Government Used Chemicals as a Weapon

13 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN Security Council: Give ICC Mandate in Syria

13 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Car Bombs, Mortars Hit Residential Areas

1 May 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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