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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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"We are the Walking Dead": Killings of Shia Hazaras in Balochistan, Pakistan

30 June 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Pakistan: Deter Escalating Attacks on Shia Muslims

12 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Pakistan: 10 Steps to Improve Human Rights

23 August 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Pakistan: Shia Killings Escalate

5 September 2012 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Pakistan: Protect Shia Muslims

3 December 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Pakistan: Prevent Targeted Killings of Shia Muslims

4 October 2011 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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