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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 - 2016) and selected country reports (1992 - 2016).  Website: www.hrw.org
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Syria: Landmines Kill, Injure Hundreds in Raqqa

12 February 2018 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Chemical Weapons Resurface in Syria

3 February 2018 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

US: Keep Temporary Protection for Syrians

24 January 2018 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2018 - Syria

18 January 2018 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

The Tragic Irony of Unlawful Attacks on Civilians in Syria's De-Escalation Zones

10 January 2018 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria/Russia: Airstrikes, Siege Killing Civilians

22 December 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: In Talks, Focus on Protecting Civilians

22 November 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia/Syria: Deadly Airstrikes on Trapped Civilians

31 October 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Syria: Chemical Findings Demand Accountability

27 October 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Don't Veto Extension of Syria Inquiry

20 October 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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