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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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Brazil: Panel Details 'Dirty War' Atrocities

10 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: No Word on 4 Abducted Activists

9 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Syrian Medical Workers Deported

8 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Cambodia: Death Highlights Detention Center Abuses

7 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Libya: Countries Should Suspend Forcible Returns

5 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

ICC: Hopes for Justice Set Back

5 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Bangladesh: Conviction of Journalist Chills Speech

5 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Azerbaijan: Investigative Journalist Arrested

5 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UAE: Terrorism Law Threatens Lives, Liberty

4 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Tunisia: Union Leader's Questionable Trial

4 December 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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