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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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Qatar: Take Urgent Action to Protect Construction Workers

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

Italy: Navy Support for Libya May Endanger Migrants

2 August 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Spain: Migrants Held in Poor Conditions

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

"Like Living in Hell" - Police Abuses Against Child and Adult Migrants in Calais

25 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Thailand: Trafficking Convictions Important Step Forward

24 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Greece: Lone Migrant Children Left Unprotected

19 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

EU/Greece: Asylum Seekers' Silent Mental Health Crisis

12 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Migrant Worker Law Triggers Regional Exodus

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

UAE: Domestic Workers' Rights Bill A Step Forward

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

Spain: LGBT Asylum Seekers Abused in North African Enclave

28 April 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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