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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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Bahrain Denies Entry to Human Rights Watch Representative

10 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Insurgents Bomb Southern Mall

9 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: 'Unofficial' Guardianship Rules Banned

9 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Burma: Two Islamic Schools Shuttered in Rangoon

8 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Libya: Enforced Disappearance of Tripoli Activist

7 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Kirkuk Security Forces Expel Displaced Turkmen

7 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Ukraine: Prison Sentence for Academic in Separatist Region

6 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Malaysia: Longtime Turkish Residents Detained

5 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of South Africa

5 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Sessional Reports

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Brazil

5 May 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Sessional Reports

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