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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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Jordan: 70,000 Syrians Trapped at Border

1 July 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Leave No One Behind

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

Jordan: Ease Travel for Gaza Palestinians

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

UAE: Jordanian Journalist Held Incommunicado

12 February 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2016 - Jordan

27 January 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Jordan: 2-Year Sentence for Facebook Post

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

Jordan: Deporting Sudanese Asylum Seekers

16 December 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Syrians Held in Desert Face Crisis

8 December 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Strengthen Penal Code Overhaul

13 September 2015 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Jordan: Two Face Charges for Criticizing Government

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

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