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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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India: 20 Internet Shutdowns in 2017

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

India: Lack of Army Justice Could Provoke New Crimes

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

India: UN Review Should Condemn Crackdown on Rights

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

Submission from Human Rights Watch for the Universal Periodic Review of India

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

India: 'Cow Protection' Spurs Vigilante Violence

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

India: Growing Restrictions on Association, Speech

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

World Report 2017 - India

12 January 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

"Bound by Brotherhood" - India's Failure to End Killings in Police Custody

19 December 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

India: Foreign Funding Law Used to Harass 25 Groups

8 November 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

India: Investigate Police Killing of 8 Escapees

4 November 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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