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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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UAE: Jordanian Journalist Convicted

17 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: A Strong Move for Justice Reform

14 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Executions Won't End Terror Attacks, Murder

5 March 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Threats to Independent Groups, Media Freedom

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

World Report 2017 - Jordan

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

Jordan: New Government Should Fulfill Rights Agenda

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

Jordan: Prominent Writer Gunned Down at Court

27 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Education for Syrian Refugee Children: What Donors and Host Countries Should Do

16 September 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Positive Steps on Education for Syrian Children

22 August 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan/United States: Transfer 70,000 Trapped Syrians

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

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