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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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Afghanistan: Aid Donors Should Stress Accountability

31 August 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

"Today We Shall All Die": Afghanistan's Strongmen and the Legacy of Impunity

3 March 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Afghanistan: Prison Probe Should Address Longstanding Abuses

26 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Act on UN Torture Report

3 February 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Rewarding Afghanistan's torturers?

10 September 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Appoint Rights-Respecting Intelligence Chief

31 August 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Decree Increases Detainees' Risk of Torture

10 January 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

On the Borders of Legality

8 February 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

USA: By the Numbers: Findings of the Detainee Abuse and Accountability Project

26 April 2006 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Blood-Stained Hands: Past Atrocities in Kabul and Afghanistan's Legacy of Impunity

7 July 2005 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

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