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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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Turkey: Activist's Trial a Travesty of Justice

8 February 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2011 - Turkey

24 January 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Protesting as a Terrorist Offense: The Arbitrary Use of Terrorism Laws to Prosecute and Incarcerate Demonstrators in Turkey

1 November 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Turkey: Landmark Convictions in Torture Case

3 June 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Combat Police Killings and Violence

20 April 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Stop Violence Against Transgender People

22 February 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2010 - Turkey

20 January 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Turkey: Kurdish Party Banned

11 December 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Universal Periodic Review: Turkey

15 November 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Turkey: Transgender Activist Murdered

12 March 2009 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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