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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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Iraq: Fighting in Disputed Territories Kills Civilians

20 October 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Investigate Abuses in Hawija Operation

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

Iraq: Missed Opportunity for Comprehensive Justice

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

Iraq/KRG: 1,400 Women, Children From ISIS Areas Detained

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

Iraq: Lawyers Arrested for Work in ISIS Courts

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

Iraq: US-Trained Forces Linked to Mosul War Crimes

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

Iraq: Execution Site Near Mosul's Old City

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

Iraq: Alleged ISIS Families Sent to 'Rehabilitation Camp'

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

Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Yezidi Fighters' Families Expelled

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

Iraq: New Abuse, Execution Reports of Men Fleeing Mosul

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

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