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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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Palestine: ICC Should Open Formal Probe

5 June 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Palestine: Israeli Police Abusing Detained Children

11 April 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel/Palestine: Woman Dies after Checkpoint Delay

21 October 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Briefing Folders

How Israeli impunity threatens Palestinian children

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

Israel: Surge in Unlawful Palestinian Home Demolitions

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

Israel/Palestine: Family Challenges Military on Fatal Shooting

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

Israel: Effectively Investigate Boy's Killing by Colonel

20 July 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel: Security Forces Abuse Palestinian Children

19 July 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel/Gaza: Heed UN Commission Recommendations

22 June 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Israel: Reverse Illegal Plans for West Bank

4 September 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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