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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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Vietnam: 7 Convicted in One Week

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

DR Congo: Children Held in Remote Military Prison

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

China: Detained Lawyers, Activists Denied Basic Rights

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

Yemen: Baha'i Adherent Faces Death Penalty

1 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Rwanda: Ex-Military Officers Convicted Over Comments

1 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Algeria: Labor Protests Forcibly Dispersed

31 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN Meeting Ducks Syria Refugee Responsibility

31 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Sedition Charge for Red Bowl Photo

30 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Central African Republic: Prioritize Protection, Justice

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

Indonesia: Persecution of Gafatar Religious Group

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

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