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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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Troubled Water: Burst Pipes, Contaminated Wells, and Open Defecation in Zimbabwe's Capital

19 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

At Least Let Them Work: The Denial of Work Authorization and Assistance for Asylum Seekers in the United States

12 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Syria's Use of Incendiary Weapons: Memorandum to Convention on Conventional Weapons Delegates

November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"Letting the Big Fish Swim" - Failures to Prosecute High-Level Corruption in Uganda

21 October 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

'They Want a Confession': Torture and Ill-Treatment in Ethiopia's Maekelawi Police Station

17 October 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"You Can Still See Their Blood" - Executions, Indiscriminate Shootings, and Hostage Taking by Opposition Forces in Latakia Countryside

11 October 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"That Land Is MyFamily's Wealth" - Addressing Land Dispossession after Côte d'Ivoire's Post-Election Conflict

11 October 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"Take That Filth Away" - Police Abuses Against Street Vendors in Angola

30 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"You Are All Terrorists" - Kenyan Police Abuse of Refugees in Nairobi

27 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

"A Life-Threatening Career" - Attacks on Journalists under Yemen's New Government

19 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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