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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:
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World Report 2011 - Nigeria

24 January 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Nigeria: Civil Society Groups Call on State Governments Not to Resume the Execution of Prisoners

25 June 2010 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

UN Resolution on Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty: Call on Nigeria to Abstain

12 December 2008 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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