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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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Iraq: New Guidelines Silence Media

3 July 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

The Communication and Media Commission Guidelines for the Management of Iraqi Mass Media During the War on Terror

2 July 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Tunisians Implicated in Iraq War Crimes

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

Iraq: ISIS Advance Threatens Civilians

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

Iraq: Government Attacking Fallujah Hospital

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

Iraq: Don't Legalize Marriage for 9-Year-Olds

12 March 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Execution of SWAT Forces Furthers Crimes Against Humanity

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

Iraq: Security Force Abuses Compound Violence

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Protect Anbar Residents From Abuses

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

Iraq: Investigate Violence at Protest Camp

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

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