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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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Crisis of Impunity - The Role of Pakistan, Russia, and Iran in Fueling the Civil War in Afghanistan

1 July 2001 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Afghanistan: Massacres of Hazaras in Afghanistan

1 February 2001 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Afghanistan: The Massacre in Mazar-I Sharif

1 November 1998 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Towards a Political Settlement in Afghanistan: The Need to Protect Human Rights

31 August 1991 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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