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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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Russia: "Foreign Agents" Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated August 29, 2014

29 August 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Independent Journalist Found Dead

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

Russia: Repeal New TV Advertising Law

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

Russia: 5 Prominent Groups Branded 'Foreign Agents'

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

Russia: "Foreign Agents" Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated July 21, 2014

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

Russia: Chechen Activist Leader Arrested, Beaten

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

Russia: Human Rights Defender Attacked

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

Russia: Anti-LGBT Law a Tool for Discrimination

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

Russia: "Foreign Agents" Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated June 30, 2014

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

Russia: 8 Protesters Found Guilty in Flawed Case

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

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