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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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Russia: Ukrainian Pilot Convicted

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

Ukraine: Fear, Repression in Crimea

18 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Rights Defender Attacked in Chechnya

17 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: Journalists, Activists Attacked in North Caucasus

9 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Russia: End Artist's Forced Psychiatric Confinement

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

Russia/Syria: Daily Cluster Munition Attacks

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

Norway/Russia: Don't Jeopardize Asylum Seekers

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

Russia: Court Rules Against LGBT Activist

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

Russia: Government against Rights Groups

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

Georgia/Russia: ICC Judges OK Investigation

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

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